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Library & Information Science Schools in North Carolina

292 Library Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Library & Information Science major is the 91st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Library & Information Science Majors in North Carolina

Library Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 291
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In North Carolina, a library science major is more popular with women than with men.

Library & Information Science Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of library science majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 10.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 78.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Library & Information Science Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Library & Information Science Grads in North Carolina

There are 16,590 people in the state and 599,610 people in the nation working in library science jobs.

Library & Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Library & Information Science Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a library science grad in the state is $55,020, compared to a typical salary of $61,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in North Carolina that offer library science degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
20,196 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 76%.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,651 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,506. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
29,877 Total Students

67% of students get financical aid. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,000 a year.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
8,011 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate. The 8.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
19,280 Total Students

The 3.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.36 years. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Library & Information Science Careers in NC

Some of the careers library science majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Managers 12% $113,560
Librarians 9% $53,650
Library Science Professors 7% $67,440
Archivists 0% $50,130

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to library science.

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Library & Archives Assisting 18

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