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2021 Best Educational Administration Schools in North Carolina

22 Colleges
$53,906 Avg Salary
$39,062 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Educational Administration School for You

With 1,393 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, educational administration is the #23 most popular major in North Carolina.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Educational Administration Schools in North Carolina to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 22 schools in North Carolina to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Educational Administration Schools in North Carolina

The following schools top our list of the Best Educational Administration Colleges.

Top 10 Best Educational Administration Schools

Our 2021 rankings named Queens University of Charlotte the best school in North Carolina for educational administration students. Located in the city of Charlotte, Queens is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

The average amount in student loans that education admin majors at Queens take out is $33,472. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $390.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend North Carolina State University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Educational Administration Schools in North Carolina list. NC State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Raleigh.

After completing their degree, education admin graduates from NC State carry an average student debtload of $54,670. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $637, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The excellent programs at Appalachian State University helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best educational administration schools in North Carolina. Located in the town of Boone, Appalachian State is a public college with a fairly large student population.

The average amount in student loans that education admin majors at Appalachian State take out is $16,473. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $192.

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East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

The excellent programs at East Carolina University helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best educational administration schools in North Carolina. Located in the city of Greenville, ECU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

On average, education admin graduates from ECU take out $37,983 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $443, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#5

Gardner - Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

The excellent programs at Gardner - Webb University helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best educational administration schools in North Carolina. Gardner - Webb is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Boiling Springs.

While working on their degree, education admin majors at Gardner - Webb accumulate an average of around $41,808 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $488.

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Haywood Community College came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Educational Administration Schools in North Carolina ranking. Located in the suburb of Clyde, Haywood Community College is a public school with a small student population.

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Campbell University

Buies Creek, NC

Campbell University came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Educational Administration Schools in North Carolina ranking. Campbell is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the fringe town of Buies Creek.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best educational administration programs. UNC Chapel Hill is a very large public school located in the city of Chapel Hill.

Education Admin majors at UNC Chapel Hill take out an average of $47,000 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $548, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Wingate University

Wingate, NC

Wingate University came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Educational Administration Schools in North Carolina ranking. Wingate is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Wingate.

After completing their degree, education admin graduates from Wingate carry an average student debtload of $32,633. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $380, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Barton College

Wilson, NC

Barton College ranked #10 on this year’s Best Educational Administration Schools in North Carolina list. Barton College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Wilson.

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Best Educational Administration Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Educational Administration Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 830
Florida 1,646
Virginia 1,340
Tennessee 1,165
South Carolina 498
Kentucky 835
Louisiana 476
Alabama 557
Arkansas 1,310
Mississippi 709
West Virginia 253

One of 14 majors within the area of study, educational administration has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
General Education 31,066
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 22 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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