State Snapshot North Carolina 2017

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published by Keonna Feaster


Total Enrollment

Total Graduate Enrollment: 49,044

Total STEM Enrollment: 22,295

Degrees in the Workforce

STEM Degrees

Degrees Conferred

Total Graduate Degrees: 16,529

Total: 181,030

Doctorate: 21,700

Other Degrees: 159,330

Male: 7,211

Female: 9,318

Graduate Education

North Carolina: A Snapshot   

Male: 10,967

Male: 21,226

Female: 11,328

Female: 27,818

Master's, Male: 2,501

Master's, Female: 2,988

Doctoral, Male: 746

Doctoral, Female: 773

Total  Master's Degrees: 14,418

Total  Doctorate Degrees: 2,111

Male: 975

Female: 1,136

Female: 8,182

Male: 6,236   

Updated 2017

Sources: The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) annually collects data from graduate schools through the CGS/GRE Survey of Graduate Enrollment and Degrees. The responding institutions included CGS members and non-members in the state, and the information displayed was compiled from these institutions’ survey responses. Sources: The workforce data come from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) 2016 Science and Engineering Indicators State Data Tool and the 2016 Science and Engineering State Profiles. The data reflect total individuals in science and engineering occupations with doctoral or master’s and undergraduate degrees. “Other Degrees” combines master’s and undergraduate degrees as NSF only disaggregates doctoral degrees.  

Total STEM Degrees: 7,008