North Carolina contains 27 schools that offer court reporting programs. North Carolina State University at Raleigh, the highest-ranking court reporting school in NC, has a total student population of 33,819 and is the 70th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 court reporting schools in North Carolina, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South College-Asheville comes out as the most expensive ($22,472/yr), with Forsyth Technical Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,178/yr.
Court Reporting students from North Carolina schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the North Carolina alone, there are 2,050 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $36,760. Court reporters in this state earn $49,740/yr and there are 210 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from court reporting, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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