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
Durham Technical Community College

Durham, North Carolina

$1,824 NA NA
Edgecombe Community College

Tarboro, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Fayetteville Technical Community College

Fayetteville, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Forsyth Technical Community College

Winston Salem, North Carolina

$1,992 NA NA
Gaston College

Dallas, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Grace College of Divinity

Fayetteville, North Carolina

$6,000 NA NA
Guilford Technical Community College

Jamestown, North Carolina

$2,128 NA NA
Halifax Community College

Weldon, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Haywood Community College

Clyde, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Heritage Bible College

Dunn, North Carolina

$7,560 NA NA
Isothermal Community College

Spindale, North Carolina

$1,824 NA NA
James Sprunt Community College

Kenansville, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Johnston Community College

Smithfield, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Lenoir Community College

Kinston, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
Living Arts College

Raleigh, North Carolina

$15,324 NA NA
Martin Community College

Williamston, North Carolina

$1,824 NA NA
Mayland Community College

Spruce Pine, North Carolina

$2,432 NA NA
McDowell Technical Community College

Marion, North Carolina

$1,824 NA NA
Miller Motte College

Jacksonville, North Carolina

$9,900 NA NA
Miller Motte College Cary

Cary, North Carolina

$10,440 NA NA