Open Admissions Colleges in North Carolina

The 2023 Directory of North Carolina Open Admissions Colleges and Costs

North Carolina Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in North Carolina?   The average annual in-state college tuition in North Carolina was $11,668 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $506 from the 2019-2020 average of $11,162 and represents a 4.53% annual increase. The list of North Carolina open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 77 open admissions colleges and universities in North Carolina, the most popular being Wake Technical Community College with 6,639 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $2,432. St. Andrews University is the most expensive open admissions school in North Carolina with an in-state tuition of $27,630.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. North Carolina colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in North Carolina or cheap North Carolina colleges guide.

<Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore North Carolina Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Alamance Community College

Graham, North Carolina

$2,462 NA NA
Apex School of Theology

Durham, North Carolina

$4,800 NA NA
Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Beaufort County Community College

Washington, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Bladen Community College

Dublin, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Blue Ridge Community College

Flat Rock, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Brunswick Community College

Bolivia, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Hudson, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Cape Fear Community College

Wilmington, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Carolina Bible College

Fayetteville, North Carolina

$5,784 NA NA
Carolina Christian College

Winston Salem, North Carolina

$7,600 NA NA
Carteret Community College

Morehead City, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Catawba Valley Community College

Hickory, North Carolina

$2,128 NA NA
Central Carolina Community College

Sanford, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Central Piedmont Community College

Charlotte, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Cleveland Community College

Shelby, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Coastal Carolina Community College

Jacksonville, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
College of the Albemarle

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

$2,081 NA NA
Craven Community College

New Bern, North Carolina

$1,824 NA NA
Davidson County Community College

Thomasville, North Carolina

$1,824 NA NA