State: North Carolina


North Carolina
Your Guide to Data and Services for North Carolina

SREB works with North Carolina policymakers, colleges and schools to help them improve education. From this page, find independent, accurate data, reliable best practices and ways to share scarce resources.

North Carolina Members of the Board

Roy Cooper, Governor of North Carolina, Raleigh, ex officio (2025)
Elease Frederick, retired Superintendent, Enfield (2023)
Graig R. Meyer, State Senator, Chapel Hill (2025) Executive Committee member
Shirley Prince, Executive Director, North Carolina Principals and Assistant Principals Association, Wilmington (2026)
Gladys A. Robinson, State Senator, Greensboro (2024)

(Appointments to the Board are made by the Governor. Terms expire June 30 of the specified year.)

North Carolina Members of the Legislative Advisory Council

Jay J. Chaudhuri, State Senator, Raleigh
Rosa U. Gill, State Representative, Raleigh
Graig R. Meyer, State Senator, Chapel Hill
Gladys A. Robinson, State Senator, Greensboro

Publication April 20212 pages

North Carolina
Student and Faculty Diversity

These state profiles compare the demographics of college faculty and the general and college student populations in each SREB state. The data compare the percentage of Black, Hispanic, American Indian or Alaska Native, and white students with the percentage of faculty in those groups at two-year and technical colleges, public four-year institutions and private four-year institutions.


Publication January 20219 pages

North Carolina
College Affordability Profile

To help policymakers assess and improve college affordability in their states, SREB provides tailored reports on the policies, programs and prices that drive affordability. Each member-state profile details net price at different types of institutions, state financial aid based on need or other factors, student borrowing, and percentage of family income needed to pay for college at different income levels.


Publication July 202040 pages

North Carolina: A Turning Point

A Turning Point is the ninth biennial report to SREB states on their progress in meeting SREB’s Challenge to Lead goals for education. The 2020 report  focuses on Charting a Course to 2030 — evaluating how well states are preparing their workforces for the future economy.  Each customized state report documents advancement on both measurable outcomes and state policies. Through effective policy implementation, the goals can help states drive improvements in student achievement, high school graduation, college completion and workforce readiness.