North Carolina Out of State Tuition Ranking

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

Most Expensive Colleges in North Carolina by Out of State Tuition

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

What is the most expensive college in North Carolina? Leading the colleges list is Duke University in Durham with an out of state tuition of $55,880.

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 Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Duke University

Durham, Private Not For Profit

$55,880 99 98
#2 Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, Private Not For Profit

$54,430 NA NA
#3 Davidson College

Davidson, Private Not For Profit

$52,466 93 96
#4 Meredith College

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$38,520 55 43
#5 Guilford College

Greensboro, Private Not For Profit

$37,920 46 43
#6 Lenoir Rhyne University

Hickory, Private Not For Profit

$37,400 38 43
#7 Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, Private Not For Profit

$36,600 53 54
#8 Elon University

Elon, Private Not For Profit

$36,082 76 40
#9 Wingate University

Wingate, Private Not For Profit

$35,190 35 33
#10 Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$34,438 64 76
#11 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, Public Not For Profit

$34,198 88 99
#12 Methodist University

Fayetteville, Private Not For Profit

$34,148 43 11
#13 Johnson & Wales University Charlotte

Charlotte, Private Not For Profit

$33,054 NA NA
#14 Campbell University

Buies Creek, Private Not For Profit

$32,380 55 61
#15 Barton College

Wilson, Private Not For Profit

$31,732 42 26
#16 Gardner Webb University

Boiling Springs, Private Not For Profit

$31,610 48 54
#17 North Carolina Wesleyan College

Rocky Mount, Private Not For Profit

$31,500 27 31
#18 William Peace University

Raleigh, Private Not For Profit

$31,200 32 6
#19 Catawba College

Salisbury, Private Not For Profit

$30,520 46 71
#20 Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, Private Not For Profit

$29,950 36 63