North Carolina Average Net Price Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in North Carolina by Average Net Price for 2022

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 $39,401 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

$39,401 24%
#2 Methodist University

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$31,730 37%
#3 South College Asheville

Asheville, Private For Profit

$31,683 2%
#4 Davidson College

Davidson, Private Not For Profit

$28,615 60%
#5 Duke University

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$26,932 64%
#6 Miller Motte College Wilmington

Wilmington, Private For Profit

$26,756 -28%
#7 Johnson & Wales University Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$26,732 47%
#8 Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$26,324 65%
#9 Campbell University

Buies Creek, Private Not For Profit

$26,299 48%
#10 William Peace University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$25,841 42%
#11 Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$25,756 49%
#12 Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, Private Not For Profit

$25,718 50%
#13 Meredith College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$25,357 52%
#14 Guilford College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$24,640 54%
#15 St. Andrews University

Laurinburg, Private Not For Profit

$24,546 42%
#16 Lees McRae College

Banner Elk, Private Not For Profit

$24,390 38%
#17 Barton College

Wilson, Private Not For Profit

$24,111 45%
#18 Living Arts College

Raleigh, Private For Profit

$24,089 10%
#19 Montreat College

Montreat, Private Not For Profit

$23,906 39%
#20 Brevard College

Brevard, Private Not For Profit

$23,001 45%