Graduate Student Population in North Carolina

For academic year 2019-2020, total 74,970 graduate students enrolled in 57 graduate schools in North Carolina. By gender, there are 31,478 male students (41.99%) and 43,492 female students (58.01%) enrolled in graduate programs.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has the most graduate students of 10,894 and North Carolina State University at Raleigh has the second most graduate students of 10,280 in North Carolina. You can view and compare the graduate student population along with tuition and other admission information at North Carolina colleges at North Carolina Graduate School Comparison page.
By attending status, 44,713 students enrolled as full-time and 30,257 students enrolled as part-time for graduate programs. Next table shows the 2020 graduate students population by gender and attending status at North Carolina graduate schools.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has the most graduate students of 10,894
Graduate Student Population By Gender and Attending Status at North Carolina graduate schools (2019-2020)
TotalMenWomen
Total74,97031,47843,492
Full-time44,71319,75124,962
Part-time30,25711,72718,530

Population by Race/Ethnicity

For academic year 2019-2020, of the 57 enrolled students in North Carolina graduate schools, 431 were American Indian/Native American (0.57%), 3,567 were Asian (4.76%), 11,253 were Black/African American (15.01%), 3,496 were Hispanic (4.66%), 58 were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (0.08%), 41,358 were White (55.17%), 1,759 were Two More (2.35%), and 3,176 were Un-Known (4.24%). The number of non-resident alien students is 9,872 (13.17%). Next table shows the 2020 graduate school students population by race/ethnicity and state at North Carolina graduate schools.
Graduate Student Population By Race/Ethnicity at North Carolina graduate schools (2019-2020)
TotalMenWomen
Total74,97031,47843,492
American Indian/Native American431140291
Asian3,5671,6211,946
Black/African American11,2533,2498,004
Hispanic3,4961,4632,033
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander583127
White41,35817,19824,160
Two More1,7596361,123
Un-Known3,1761,3041,872
Non-resident Alien9,8725,8364,036
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