North Carolina Average Net Price Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in North Carolina by Average Net Price for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in North Carolina by Average Net Price

The lowest 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. Elizabeth City State University leads the list with a $2,465 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 2018/2019 academic year.

North Carolina's Cheapest Colleges by Average Net Price
College Net Price Discount
#1 Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City, Public Not For Profit

$2,465 80%
#2 Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville, Public Not For Profit

$5,587 63%
#3 Carolina Christian College

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$6,885 52%
#4 Grace College of Divinity

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$8,163 48%
#5 North Carolina A & T State University

Greensboro, Public Not For Profit

$9,097 44%
#6 University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Pembroke, Public Not For Profit

$9,888 29%
#7 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, Public Not For Profit

$10,085 53%
#8 Bennett College for Women

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$10,267 63%
#9 Appalachian State University

Boone, Public Not For Profit

$10,525 38%
#10 Apex School of Theology

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$10,745 54%
#11 University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, Public Not For Profit

$11,108 37%
#12 Winston Salem State University

Winston-Salem, Public Not For Profit

$11,783 34%
#13 University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, Public Not For Profit

$12,579 37%
#14 Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, Public Not For Profit

$12,965 19%
#15 University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, Public Not For Profit

$13,388 26%
#16 East Carolina University

Greenville, Public Not For Profit

$13,635 27%
#17 North Carolina Central University

Durham, Public Not For Profit

$13,755 25%
#18 North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, Public Not For Profit

$14,958 31%
#19 Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, Private Not For Profit

$14,967 66%
#20 Piedmont International University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$15,119 9%