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Charlotte, North Carolina

UNC Charlotte Tuition & Cost

How much does it cost to attend?

In State North Carolina Resident Sticker Price
$23,694
In State Costs for University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,812
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$3,041
Room and Board $12,432
Other Expenses Budget$3,159
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$37,128
Out of State Costs for University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Fee Cost
Tuition$17,246
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$3,041
Room and Board $12,432
Other Expenses Budget$3,159

Residents of North Carolina pay an annual total price of $23,694 to attend University of North Carolina at Charlotte on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,812 for tuition, $12,432 room and board, $1,250 for books and supplies and $3,041 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $37,128 which is 56.7% higher than North Carolina residents. The tuition charge is $17,246 while room and board is $12,432, books and supplies are $1,250 and other fees come in at $3,041.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 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 University of North Carolina at Charlotte when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$14,811
Net Price by Income University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$11,641
$30,001 to $48,000$12,361
$48,001 to $75,000$15,509
$75,001 to $110,000$19,444
$110,000+$21,040

The average reported annual net price for University of North Carolina at Charlotte for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,811 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $7,385 58%
Pell Grant $4,311 32%
Federal Student Loan $5,423 57%

The average reported annual net price for University of North Carolina at Charlotte for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,811 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of North Carolina at Charlotte, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $36,176. The loan balance of $36,176 is a four year multiple of the $9,044 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 $375 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 4.529%.

Example Loan $36,176
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $375.43
Total Interest Paid $8,875.39
Sum of All Loan Payments $45,051.39

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$94,776
Year North Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $23,694 $37,128
2 $24,187 $37,900
3 $24,690 $38,688
4 $25,203 $39,493

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of North Carolina at Charlotte to be $94,776 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.1% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
North Carolina Residents $286 $858 $1,144
Out of State Residents $845 $2,535 $3,380

Estimated cost for a class at University of North Carolina at Charlotte 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 University of North Carolina at Charlotte versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of North Carolina at Charlotte 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=199139 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina at Charlotte.