North Carolina Colleges Ranked by Highest In State Tution

List of Colleges by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 67 colleges in North Carolina with the highest in state tution. What is the most expensive college in North Carolina? Duke University tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $60,244. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of North Carolina Colleges Ranked by Highest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Duke University

Durham, NC

$60,244
Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, NC

$59,770
Davidson College

Davidson, NC

$55,200
Lenoir Rhyne University

Hickory, NC

$41,500
Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

$41,224
Guilford College

Greensboro, NC

$41,140
Wingate University

Wingate, NC

$40,170
Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

$38,726
Elon University

Elon, NC

$38,725
Warren Wilson College

Swannanoa, NC

$38,450
Campbell University

Buies Creek, NC

$38,160
Methodist University

Fayetteville, NC

$36,960
Johnson & Wales University Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

$36,274
Mars Hill University

Mars Hill, NC

$35,655
Barton College

Wilson, NC

$33,430
North Carolina Wesleyan College

Rocky Mount, NC

$33,371
Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, NC

$32,480
William Peace University

Raleigh, NC

$32,450
Catawba College

Salisbury, NC

$32,380
Gardner Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC

$32,200
Salem College

Winston Salem, NC

$31,016
Brevard College

Brevard, NC

$30,250
Montreat College

Montreat, NC

$29,462
St. Andrews University

Laurinburg, NC

$28,630
Lees McRae College

Banner Elk, NC

$28,290
Chowan University

Murfreesboro, NC

$25,880
Mount Olive College

Mount Olive, NC

$22,618
South College Asheville

Asheville, NC

$19,425
Greensboro College

Greensboro, NC

$18,960
Johnson C Smith University

Charlotte, NC

$18,944
Bennett College for Women

Greensboro, NC

$18,550
Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, NC

$18,500
Livingstone College

Salisbury, NC

$18,296
Saint Augustines College

Raleigh, NC

$16,896
Living Arts College

Raleigh, NC

$16,600
Mid Atlantic Christian University

Elizabeth City, NC

$16,490
Shaw University

Raleigh, NC

$16,480
DeVry University North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina

$15,915
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Concord, NC

$14,370
Laurel University

High Point, NC

$11,230
New Life Theological Seminary

Charlotte, NC

$11,125
Miller Motte College Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

$11,105
University of Phoenix Charlotte Campus

Charlotte, North Carolina

$10,240
University of Phoenix Raleigh Campus

Raleigh, North Carolina

$10,205
Piedmont International University

Winston Salem, NC

$9,580
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

$9,131
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

$9,028
University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, NC

$8,941
Carolina Christian College

Winston Salem, NC

$8,930
Heritage Bible College

Dunn, NC

$8,328
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

$7,468
Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

$7,410
University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, NC

$7,319
East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

$7,297
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

$7,238
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

$7,188
Shepherds Theological Seminary

Cary, NC

$7,170
North Carolina A & T State University

Greensboro, NC

$6,733
North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

$6,644
Winston Salem State University

Winston-Salem, NC

$6,247
Grace College of Divinity

Fayetteville, NC

$6,210
Carolina Bible College

Fayetteville, NC

$6,084
Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville, NC

$5,379
Apex School of Theology

Durham, NC

$5,100
Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

$4,367
University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Pembroke, NC

$3,495
Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City, NC

$3,326