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Graduate Education in North Carolina

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Fast Facts:
North Carolina Council of Graduate Schools Background Information

  • The North Carolina Council of Graduate Schools includes 22 campuses and offers more than 800 master's, doctoral and first professional degree programs in a wide variety of fields, including degrees in high-need areas such as education, social work, engineering, nursing, biomedical and pharmaceutical fields, among others.
  • Master's, doctorate, and first professional programs within the North Carolina Council of Graduate Schools enroll more than 56,000 students.
  • Academic institutions within the North Carolina Council of Graduate schools award more than 15,000 master's, doctorate, and first professional degrees annually.

Sources:
Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina 2007-2008

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