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Elizabeth City, North Carolina

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State North Carolina Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Elizabeth City State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$850
Other Fees$2,260
Room and Board $8,036
Other Expenses Budget$1,350
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Elizabeth City State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$850
Other Fees$2,260
Room and Board $8,036
Other Expenses Budget$1,350

Residents of North Carolina pay an annual total price of $13,496 to attend Elizabeth City State University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $1,000 for tuition, $8,036 room and board, $850 for books and supplies and $2,260 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $17,496 which is 29.6% higher than North Carolina residents. The tuition charge is $5,000 while room and board is $8,036, books and supplies are $850 and other fees come in at $2,260.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Elizabeth City State University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Elizabeth City State University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$1,217
$30,001 to $48,000$1,919
$48,001 to $75,000$3,930
$75,001 to $110,000$6,708

The average reported annual net price for Elizabeth City State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $2,465 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

95% of full-time undergrad Elizabeth City State University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $9,191 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 69% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,054 and 2% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $7,744.

Finanical Aid Elizabeth City State University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $9,191 95%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,605 68%
Pell Grants $5,137 75%
Other Federal Grants $993 28%
State and Local Grants $3,249 65%
Federal Student Loans $5,054 69%
Other Student Loans $7,744 2%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Elizabeth City State University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $3,636. The loan balance of $3,636 is a four year multiple of the $909 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $35 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $3,636
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $34.69
Total Interest Paid $526.97
Sum of All Loan Payments $4,162.97

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year North Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $13,496 $17,496
2 $14,441 $18,721
3 $15,452 $20,031
4 $16,533 $21,433

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Elizabeth City State University to be $53,984 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Elizabeth City State University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
North Carolina Residents $419 $1,257 $1,676
Out of State Residents $919 $2,757 $3,676

Estimated cost for a class at Elizabeth City State University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Elizabeth City State University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Elizabeth City State University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198507 IPEDS survey data for Elizabeth City State University.