Political Science Schools In North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are 41 accredited schools where political science classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the state of North Carolina, which encompasses political science training at the following levels:

  • Political Science Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Political Science
  • Masters degree in Political Science
  • PhD degree in Political Science


Schools

  1. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. Barton College

    200 ACC Drive NE, Wilson, North Carolina 27893-7000

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  3. Belmont Abbey College

    100 Belmont-Mt Holly Road, Belmont, North Carolina 28012-1802

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  4. Bennett College for Women

    900 E Washington St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401-3239

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  5. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

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  6. Catawba College

    2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

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  7. Davidson College

    102 N. Main Street, Davidson, North Carolina 28035

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  8. Duke University

    103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina 27708

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  9. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Elizabeth City State University

    1704 Weeksville Rd, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909

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  11. Elon University

    100 Campus Drive, Elon, North Carolina 27244-2010

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  12. Fayetteville State University

    1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301-4298

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  13. Gardner-Webb University

    Main St, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017-0997

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  14. Greensboro College

    815 W Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401-1875

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  15. Guilford College

    5800 W Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, North Carolina 27410-4108

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  16. High Point University

    833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, North Carolina 27262-3598

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  17. Johnson C Smith University

    100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28216-5398

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  18. Lenoir-Rhyne University

    625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601

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  19. Livingstone College

    701 W Monroe St, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

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  20. Mars Hill College

    100 Athletic St, Mars Hill, North Carolina 28754

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  21. Meredith College

    3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-5298

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  22. Methodist University

    5400 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311-1420

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  23. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  24. University of North Carolina at Asheville

    One University Hts, Asheville, North Carolina 28804-8510

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  25. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. North Carolina Central University

    1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707

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  29. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. North Carolina Wesleyan College

    3400 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804

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  31. University of North Carolina-Wilmington

    601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5963

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  32. Peace College

    15 E Peace St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27604-1194

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  33. University of North Carolina at Pembroke

    One University Drive, Pembroke, North Carolina 28372-1510

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  34. Pfeiffer University

    48380 Hwy 52n, Misenheimer, North Carolina 28109-0960

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  35. Queens University of Charlotte

    1900 Selwyn Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina 28274-0001

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  36. Saint Augustines College

    1315 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610-2298

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  37. Shaw University

    118 East South Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

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  38. St Andrews Presbyterian College

    1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, North Carolina 28352

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  39. Wake Forest University

    1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

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  40. Winston-Salem State University

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27110-0001

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  41. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Political Science Employment

North Carolina 480
National 20,400

Approximately 2% of the country's political science professionals work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In North Carolina

610 560 480 420 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of political science professionals is shrinking in North Carolina. 130 less political science professionals were working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 21% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of political science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of political science professionals has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010.

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$75,320 $72,650 $74,890 $68,840 $79,500
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of political science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to political science professionals are increasing in North Carolina. Political science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $75,320 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $79,500 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$40,320
25th percentile
$51,380
50th percentile
$67,940
75th percentile
$92,970
90th percentile
$132,250

Thus, there was a 5% growth in political science professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In North Carolina state, within the field of political science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid political science professionals earn 228% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Communications
$43,888
International Business
$91,482
Political Science
$79,500
Public Administration
$111,060

In North Carolina, political science professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Political Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
0
bachelor
43
master
5
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total51

As the number of political science professionals is decreasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 41 accredited political science schools in North Carolina state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,448 political science graduates from political science courses in North Carolina and in 2010 there were 1,426 graduates.

Thus there was a 2% percent decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. Most of these graduates, or 84%, earned an bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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