North Carolina Average Net Price Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in North Carolina by Average Net Price for 2021

Most Expensive Colleges in North Carolina by Average Net Price

The highest net price colleges in North Carolina are ranked by the average net price paid. Net price is the average cost paid as determined by tuition minus scholarship and grant financial aid and grant financial aid and may be a more accurate estimation of real life costs than published tuition. Discount from list price represents the effective percent discount from published costs that students averaged. Please note that net price varies on a student by student basis based on finanical situation and no financial aid is guaranteed. Elon University leads the list with a $36,564 average annual net price paid in 2014-2015.

Net price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2014-2015 academic year.

North Carolina's Most Expensive Colleges by Average Net Price
College Net Price Discount
#1 Elon University

Elon, Private Not For Profit

$36,564 27%
#2 Methodist University

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$32,578 33%
#3 South College Asheville

Asheville, Private For Profit

$31,683 2%
#4 Davidson College

Davidson, Private Not For Profit

$27,714 60%
#5 Meredith College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$26,958 47%
#6 William Peace University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$24,984 42%
#7 Living Arts College

Raleigh, Private For Profit

$24,974 6%
#8 Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, Private Not For Profit

$24,959 50%
#9 Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$24,800 66%
#10 Brevard College

Brevard, Private Not For Profit

$24,433 41%
#11 Barton College

Wilson, Private Not For Profit

$24,419 44%
#12 Duke University

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$24,386 68%
#13 Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$24,286 50%
#14 Johnson & Wales University Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$24,030 51%
#15 Campbell University

Buies Creek, Private Not For Profit

$24,015 50%
#16 Miller Motte College Wilmington

Wilmington, Private For Profit

$23,852 -14%
#17 Guilford College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$23,738 54%
#18 Montreat College

Montreat, Private Not For Profit

$23,142 39%
#19 St. Andrews University

Laurinburg, Private Not For Profit

$22,699 43%
#20 Lees McRae College

Banner Elk, Private Not For Profit

$22,357 42%