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%
#21 Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Concord, Private Not For Profit

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

Charlotte, Public Not For Profit

$15,200 29%
#23 North Carolina Wesleyan College

Rocky Mount, Private Not For Profit

$15,437 64%
#24 Mount Olive College

Mount Olive, Private Not For Profit

$16,670 47%
#25 Chowan University

Murfreesboro, Private Not For Profit

$17,599 51%
#26 Livingstone College

Salisbury, Private Not For Profit

$17,711 33%
#27 Saint Augustines College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$17,898 33%
#28 University of Phoenix Charlotte Campus

Charlotte, Private For Profit

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

Wilmington, Public Not For Profit

$17,981 6%
#30 Catawba College

Salisbury, Private Not For Profit

$18,205 57%
#31 Salem College

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$18,428 57%
#32 Johnson C Smith University

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$18,655 31%
#33 Shaw University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$18,846 28%
#34 University of Phoenix Raleigh Campus

Raleigh, Private For Profit

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

Hickory, Private Not For Profit

$19,034 63%
#36 Wingate University

Wingate, Private Not For Profit

$19,155 60%
#37 Laurel University

High Point, Private Not For Profit

$19,269 18%
#38 Greensboro College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$19,483 37%
#39 Carolina Bible College

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$20,124 -12%
#40 Mid Atlantic Christian University

Elizabeth City, Private Not For Profit

$20,557 20%
#41 Gardner Webb University

Boiling Springs, Private Not For Profit

$21,217 52%
#42 Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, Private Not For Profit

$21,817 27%
#43 Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, Private Not For Profit

$22,340 49%
#44 Lees McRae College

Banner Elk, Private Not For Profit

$22,357 42%
#45 St. Andrews University

Laurinburg, Private Not For Profit

$22,699 43%
#46 Montreat College

Montreat, Private Not For Profit

$23,142 39%
#47 Guilford College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$23,738 54%
#48 Miller Motte College Wilmington

Wilmington, Private For Profit

$23,852 -14%
#49 Campbell University

Buies Creek, Private Not For Profit

$24,015 50%
#50 Johnson & Wales University Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$24,030 51%
#51 Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$24,286 50%
#52 Duke University

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$24,386 68%
#53 Barton College

Wilson, Private Not For Profit

$24,419 44%
#54 Brevard College

Brevard, Private Not For Profit

$24,433 41%
#55 Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$24,800 66%
#56 Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, Private Not For Profit

$24,959 50%
#57 Living Arts College

Raleigh, Private For Profit

$24,974 6%
#58 William Peace University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$24,984 42%
#59 Meredith College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$26,958 47%
#60 Davidson College

Davidson, Private Not For Profit

$27,714 60%
#61 South College Asheville

Asheville, Private For Profit

$31,683 2%
#62 Methodist University

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$32,578 33%
#63 Elon University

Elon, Private Not For Profit

$36,564 27%