North Carolina Academic Quality per Dollar Ranking

The Best Value Colleges in North Carolina by Academic Quality per Dollar for 2021

Best Value Colleges in North Carolina by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the North Carolina schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in North Carolina ranking goes to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a 88th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $10,085 average net price.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

North Carolina's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
College Net Price Rating Value
#1 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, Public Not For Profit

$10,085 88 99
#2 Duke University

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$24,386 99 98
#3 Davidson College

Davidson, Private Not For Profit

$27,714 93 96
#4 North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, Public Not For Profit

$14,958 79 92
#5 Elon University

Elon, Private Not For Profit

$36,564 76 40