North Carolina Average Net Price Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in North Carolina by Average Net Price for 2022

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 $3,270 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 2019/2020 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

$3,270 75%
#2 Carolina Christian College

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$6,944 52%
#3 Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville, Public Not For Profit

$7,016 54%
#4 North Carolina A & T State University

Greensboro, Public Not For Profit

$9,541 41%
#5 University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, Public Not For Profit

$9,853 45%
#6 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, Public Not For Profit

$10,038 54%
#7 University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Pembroke, Public Not For Profit

$10,069 36%
#8 Appalachian State University

Boone, Public Not For Profit

$10,687 38%
#9 Apex School of Theology

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$10,745 54%
#10 Grace College of Divinity

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$11,548 29%
#11 Winston Salem State University

Winston-Salem, Public Not For Profit

$11,868 35%
#12 University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, Public Not For Profit

$11,940 41%
#13 Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, Public Not For Profit

$13,221 17%
#14 North Carolina Central University

Durham, Public Not For Profit

$13,324 29%
#15 University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, Public Not For Profit

$13,854 25%
#16 Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Concord, Private Not For Profit

$14,475 43%
#17 North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, Public Not For Profit

$14,600 33%
#18 Mount Olive College

Mount Olive, Private Not For Profit

$14,805 55%
#19 Piedmont International University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$15,119 9%
#20 East Carolina University

Greenville, Public Not For Profit

$15,403 18%
#21 Livingstone College

Salisbury, Private Not For Profit

$16,016 39%
#22 University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, Public Not For Profit

$16,029 24%
#23 North Carolina Wesleyan College

Rocky Mount, Private Not For Profit

$16,772 62%
#24 Chowan University

Murfreesboro, Private Not For Profit

$16,784 54%
#25 Carolina Bible College

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$17,262 -6%
#26 Greensboro College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$17,783 43%
#27 Shaw University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$17,785 32%
#28 University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Wilmington, Public Not For Profit

$17,946 9%
#29 University of Phoenix Charlotte Campus

Charlotte, Private For Profit

$17,975 -9%
#30 Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, Private Not For Profit

$18,195 60%
#31 Catawba College

Salisbury, Private Not For Profit

$18,657 57%
#32 Saint Augustines College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$18,662 28%
#33 Lenoir Rhyne University

Hickory, Private Not For Profit

$18,814 65%
#34 University of Phoenix Raleigh Campus

Raleigh, Private For Profit

$18,872 -15%
#35 Salem College

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$19,128 57%
#36 Laurel University

High Point, Private Not For Profit

$19,269 18%
#37 Bennett College for Women

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$20,062 28%
#38 Gardner Webb University

Boiling Springs, Private Not For Profit

$20,363 54%
#39 Johnson C Smith University

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$20,468 24%
#40 Wingate University

Wingate, Private Not For Profit

$20,594 59%
#41 Mid Atlantic Christian University

Elizabeth City, Private Not For Profit

$21,276 21%
#42 Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, Private Not For Profit

$22,121 51%
#43 Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, Private Not For Profit

$22,333 26%
#44 Brevard College

Brevard, Private Not For Profit

$23,001 45%
#45 Montreat College

Montreat, Private Not For Profit

$23,906 39%
#46 Living Arts College

Raleigh, Private For Profit

$24,089 10%
#47 Barton College

Wilson, Private Not For Profit

$24,111 45%
#48 Lees McRae College

Banner Elk, Private Not For Profit

$24,390 38%
#49 St. Andrews University

Laurinburg, Private Not For Profit

$24,546 42%
#50 Guilford College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$24,640 54%
#51 Meredith College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$25,357 52%
#52 Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, Private Not For Profit

$25,718 50%
#53 Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$25,756 49%
#54 William Peace University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$25,841 42%
#55 Campbell University

Buies Creek, Private Not For Profit

$26,299 48%
#56 Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$26,324 65%
#57 Johnson & Wales University Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$26,732 47%
#58 Miller Motte College Wilmington

Wilmington, Private For Profit

$26,756 -28%
#59 Duke University

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$26,932 64%
#60 Davidson College

Davidson, Private Not For Profit

$28,615 60%
#61 South College Asheville

Asheville, Private For Profit

$31,683 2%
#62 Methodist University

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$31,730 37%
#63 Elon University

Elon, Private Not For Profit

$39,401 24%