North Carolina Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in North Carolina by Out of State Total Cost for 2021

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 2018/2019 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 $75,053.

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 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

$75,053 99 98
#2 Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$71,958 NA NA
#3 Davidson College

Davidson, Private Not For Profit

$68,969 93 96
#4 Lenoir Rhyne University

Hickory, Private Not For Profit

$51,670 38 43
#5 Guilford College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$51,600 46 43
#6 Meredith College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$50,830 55 43
#7 Elon University

Elon, Private Not For Profit

$50,156 76 40
#8 Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, Private Not For Profit

$49,514 53 54
#9 Johnson & Wales University Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$49,043 NA NA
#10 Methodist University

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$48,750 43 11
#11 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, Public Not For Profit

$48,657 88 99
#12 Campbell University

Buies Creek, Private Not For Profit

$48,420 55 61
#13 Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$48,142 64 76
#14 Wingate University

Wingate, Private Not For Profit

$47,570 35 33
#15 Gardner Webb University

Boiling Springs, Private Not For Profit

$44,450 48 54
#16 Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, Private Not For Profit

$44,218 49 40
#17 Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, Private Not For Profit

$43,996 36 63
#18 Barton College

Wilson, Private Not For Profit

$43,354 42 26
#19 William Peace University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$43,340 32 6
#20 Salem College

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$43,296 40 55