North Carolina Academic Quality per Dollar Ranking

The Best Value Colleges in North Carolina by Academic Quality per Dollar for 2023

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 84th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $10,038 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 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 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

$10,038 84 99
#2 Duke University

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$26,932 98 98
#3 Davidson College

Davidson, Private Not For Profit

$28,615 91 96
#4 North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, Public Not For Profit

$14,600 78 91
#5 University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, Public Not For Profit

$11,940 66 85
#6 Elon University

Elon, Private Not For Profit

$39,401 75 30