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%
#21 Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, Private Not For Profit

$22,340 49%
#22 Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, Private Not For Profit

$21,817 27%
#23 Gardner Webb University

Boiling Springs, Private Not For Profit

$21,217 52%
#24 Mid Atlantic Christian University

Elizabeth City, Private Not For Profit

$20,557 20%
#25 Carolina Bible College

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$20,124 -12%
#26 Greensboro College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$19,483 37%
#27 Laurel University

High Point, Private Not For Profit

$19,269 18%
#28 Wingate University

Wingate, Private Not For Profit

$19,155 60%
#29 Lenoir Rhyne University

Hickory, Private Not For Profit

$19,034 63%
#30 University of Phoenix Raleigh Campus

Raleigh, Private For Profit

$18,872 -15%
#31 Shaw University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$18,846 28%
#32 Johnson C Smith University

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$18,655 31%
#33 Salem College

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$18,428 57%
#34 Catawba College

Salisbury, Private Not For Profit

$18,205 57%
#35 University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Wilmington, Public Not For Profit

$17,981 6%
#36 University of Phoenix Charlotte Campus

Charlotte, Private For Profit

$17,975 -9%
#37 Saint Augustines College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$17,898 33%
#38 Livingstone College

Salisbury, Private Not For Profit

$17,711 33%
#39 Chowan University

Murfreesboro, Private Not For Profit

$17,599 51%
#40 Mount Olive College

Mount Olive, Private Not For Profit

$16,670 47%
#41 North Carolina Wesleyan College

Rocky Mount, Private Not For Profit

$15,437 64%
#42 Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Concord, Private Not For Profit

$15,200 39%
#43 University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, Public Not For Profit

$15,200 29%
#44 Piedmont International University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$15,119 9%
#45 Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, Private Not For Profit

$14,967 66%
#46 North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, Public Not For Profit

$14,958 31%
#47 North Carolina Central University

Durham, Public Not For Profit

$13,755 25%
#48 East Carolina University

Greenville, Public Not For Profit

$13,635 27%
#49 University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, Public Not For Profit

$13,388 26%
#50 Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, Public Not For Profit

$12,965 19%
#51 University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, Public Not For Profit

$12,579 37%
#52 Winston Salem State University

Winston-Salem, Public Not For Profit

$11,783 34%
#53 University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, Public Not For Profit

$11,108 37%
#54 Apex School of Theology

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$10,745 54%
#55 Appalachian State University

Boone, Public Not For Profit

$10,525 38%
#56 Bennett College for Women

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$10,267 63%
#57 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, Public Not For Profit

$10,085 53%
#58 University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Pembroke, Public Not For Profit

$9,888 29%
#59 North Carolina A & T State University

Greensboro, Public Not For Profit

$9,097 44%
#60 Grace College of Divinity

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$8,163 48%
#61 Carolina Christian College

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$6,885 52%
#62 Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville, Public Not For Profit

$5,587 63%
#63 Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City, Public Not For Profit

$2,465 80%