North Carolina Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in North Carolina by Out of State Total Cost for 2022

Most Expensive Colleges in North Carolina by Out of State Total Cost

The highest priced four year colleges in North Carolina are listed by one year's out of state total cost list price for the 2020/2021 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the most expensive college in North Carolina? Leading the colleges list is Duke University in Durham with an out of state total cost of $75,093.

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 Out of State Total Cost
College Out of State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Duke University

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$75,093 98 98
#2 Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$74,780 NA NA
#3 Davidson College

Davidson, Private Not For Profit

$71,400 92 96
#4 Lenoir Rhyne University

Hickory, Private Not For Profit

$53,960 NA NA
#5 Guilford College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$53,790 46 41
#6 Meredith College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$52,548 55 50
#7 Elon University

Elon, Private Not For Profit

$51,962 77 32
#8 Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, Private Not For Profit

$50,950 52 52
#9 Wingate University

Wingate, Private Not For Profit

$50,806 NA NA
#10 Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$50,789 63 68
#11 Johnson & Wales University Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$50,444 NA NA
#12 Methodist University

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$50,304 40 9
#13 Campbell University

Buies Creek, Private Not For Profit

$50,216 56 54
#14 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, Public Not For Profit

$48,889 88 99
#15 Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, Private Not For Profit

$45,290 44 38
#16 Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, Private Not For Profit

$44,930 NA NA
#17 North Carolina Wesleyan College

Rocky Mount, Private Not For Profit

$44,526 30 32
#18 Salem College

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$44,516 37 36
#19 William Peace University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$44,490 33 7
#20 Gardner Webb University

Boiling Springs, Private Not For Profit

$44,420 45 54