North Carolina In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in North Carolina by In State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in North Carolina by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of North Carolina these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in North Carolina list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in North Carolina are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in North Carolina? Leading the colleges list is Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City with an in state tuition of $1,000.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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North Carolina's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#21 Heritage Bible College

Dunn, Private Not For Profit

$7,560 NA NA
#22 Carolina Christian College

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$7,600 NA NA
#23 Piedmont International University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$8,850 53 54
#24 University of Phoenix Raleigh Campus

Raleigh, Private For Profit

$9,445 NA NA
#25 University of Phoenix Charlotte Campus

Charlotte, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#26 Miller Motte College Wilmington

Wilmington, Private For Profit

$10,080 NA NA
#27 New Life Theological Seminary

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$10,350 NA NA
#28 Laurel University

High Point, Private Not For Profit

$10,500 NA NA
#29 Shaw University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$11,808 NA NA
#30 Saint Augustines College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$12,890 26 7
#31 Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Concord, Private Not For Profit

$13,054 69 70
#32 Mid Atlantic Christian University

Elizabeth City, Private Not For Profit

$14,880 33 7
#33 Living Arts College

Raleigh, Private For Profit

$15,324 NA NA
#34 DeVry University North Carolina

Charlotte, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#35 Livingstone College

Salisbury, Private Not For Profit

$15,917 16 NA
#36 Bennett College for Women

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$15,964 NA NA
#37 Johnson C Smith University

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$16,014 27 7
#38 Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, Private Not For Profit

$18,500 31 4
#39 Greensboro College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$18,500 29 32
#40 South College Asheville

Asheville, Private For Profit

$19,050 NA NA