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%
#21 Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, Private Not For Profit

$22,333 26%
#22 Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, Private Not For Profit

$22,121 51%
#23 Mid Atlantic Christian University

Elizabeth City, Private Not For Profit

$21,276 21%
#24 Wingate University

Wingate, Private Not For Profit

$20,594 59%
#25 Johnson C Smith University

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$20,468 24%
#26 Gardner Webb University

Boiling Springs, Private Not For Profit

$20,363 54%
#27 Bennett College for Women

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$20,062 28%
#28 Laurel University

High Point, Private Not For Profit

$19,269 18%
#29 Salem College

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$19,128 57%
#30 University of Phoenix Raleigh Campus

Raleigh, Private For Profit

$18,872 -15%
#31 Lenoir Rhyne University

Hickory, Private Not For Profit

$18,814 65%
#32 Saint Augustines College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$18,662 28%
#33 Catawba College

Salisbury, Private Not For Profit

$18,657 57%
#34 Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, Private Not For Profit

$18,195 60%
#35 University of Phoenix Charlotte Campus

Charlotte, Private For Profit

$17,975 -9%
#36 University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Wilmington, Public Not For Profit

$17,946 9%
#37 Shaw University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$17,785 32%
#38 Greensboro College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$17,783 43%
#39 Carolina Bible College

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$17,262 -6%
#40 Chowan University

Murfreesboro, Private Not For Profit

$16,784 54%
#41 North Carolina Wesleyan College

Rocky Mount, Private Not For Profit

$16,772 62%
#42 University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, Public Not For Profit

$16,029 24%
#43 Livingstone College

Salisbury, Private Not For Profit

$16,016 39%
#44 East Carolina University

Greenville, Public Not For Profit

$15,403 18%
#45 Piedmont International University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$15,119 9%
#46 Mount Olive College

Mount Olive, Private Not For Profit

$14,805 55%
#47 North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, Public Not For Profit

$14,600 33%
#48 Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Concord, Private Not For Profit

$14,475 43%
#49 University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, Public Not For Profit

$13,854 25%
#50 North Carolina Central University

Durham, Public Not For Profit

$13,324 29%
#51 Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, Public Not For Profit

$13,221 17%
#52 University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, Public Not For Profit

$11,940 41%
#53 Winston Salem State University

Winston-Salem, Public Not For Profit

$11,868 35%
#54 Grace College of Divinity

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$11,548 29%
#55 Apex School of Theology

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$10,745 54%
#56 Appalachian State University

Boone, Public Not For Profit

$10,687 38%
#57 University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Pembroke, Public Not For Profit

$10,069 36%
#58 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, Public Not For Profit

$10,038 54%
#59 University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, Public Not For Profit

$9,853 45%
#60 North Carolina A & T State University

Greensboro, Public Not For Profit

$9,541 41%
#61 Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville, Public Not For Profit

$7,016 54%
#62 Carolina Christian College

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$6,944 52%
#63 Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City, Public Not For Profit

$3,270 75%