North Carolina In State Tuition Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in North Carolina by In State Tuition for 2022

Most Expensive Colleges in North Carolina by In State Tuition

The highest priced four year colleges in North Carolina are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2020/2021 school year.

What is the most expensive college in North Carolina? Leading the colleges list is Wake Forest University in Winston Salem with an in state tuition of $56,722.

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 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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North Carolina's Most Expensive Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$56,722 NA NA
#2 Duke University

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$55,880 98 98
#3 Davidson College

Davidson, Private Not For Profit

$54,460 92 96
#4 Lenoir Rhyne University

Hickory, Private Not For Profit

$39,900 NA NA
#5 Meredith College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$39,832 55 50
#6 Guilford College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$39,400 46 41
#7 Wingate University

Wingate, Private Not For Profit

$38,796 NA NA
#8 Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, Private Not For Profit

$37,500 52 52
#9 Elon University

Elon, Private Not For Profit

$37,414 77 32
#10 Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$35,998 63 68
#11 Methodist University

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$35,376 40 9
#12 Johnson & Wales University Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$34,376 NA NA
#13 Campbell University

Buies Creek, Private Not For Profit

$34,290 56 54
#14 Barton College

Wilson, Private Not For Profit

$32,590 37 19
#15 North Carolina Wesleyan College

Rocky Mount, Private Not For Profit

$32,400 30 32
#16 William Peace University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$31,950 33 7
#17 Catawba College

Salisbury, Private Not For Profit

$31,436 47 66
#18 Gardner Webb University

Boiling Springs, Private Not For Profit

$31,220 45 54
#19 Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, Private Not For Profit

$30,772 NA NA
#20 Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, Private Not For Profit

$30,550 44 38