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NC State Tuition & Cost

Raleigh, North Carolina

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State North Carolina Resident Sticker Price
$24,555
In State Costs for North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Fee Cost
Tuition$6,535
Books and Supplies$1,082
Other Fees$2,566
Room and Board $11,602
Other Expenses Budget$2,770
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$44,674
Out of State Costs for North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Fee Cost
Tuition$26,654
Books and Supplies$1,082
Other Fees$2,566
Room and Board $11,602
Other Expenses Budget$2,770

Residents of North Carolina pay an annual total price of $24,555 to attend North Carolina State University at Raleigh on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $6,535 for tuition, $11,602 room and board, $1,082 for books and supplies and $2,566 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $44,674 which is 81.9% higher than North Carolina residents. The tuition charge is $26,654 while room and board is $11,602, books and supplies are $1,082 and other fees come in at $2,566.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

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

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$14,600
Net Price by Income North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,283
$30,001 to $48,000$9,448
$48,001 to $75,000$14,424
$75,001 to $110,000$19,833
$110,000+$23,050

The average reported annual net price for North Carolina State University at Raleigh for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,600 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

62% of full-time undergrad North Carolina State University at Raleigh received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $10,550 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 40% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,053 and 7% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $13,573.

Finanical Aid North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $10,550 62%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $7,432 46%
Pell Grants $4,831 18%
Other Federal Grants $1,400 22%
State and Local Grants $4,403 20%
Federal Student Loans $5,053 40%
Other Student Loans $13,573 7%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to North Carolina State University at Raleigh, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $39,388. The loan balance of $39,388 is a four year multiple of the $9,847 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 $376 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 $39,388
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $375.80
Total Interest Paid $5,708.60
Sum of All Loan Payments $45,096.60

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$98,220
Year North Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $24,555 $44,674
2 $24,804 $45,126
3 $25,055 $45,584
4 $25,309 $46,045

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at North Carolina State University at Raleigh to be $98,220 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 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 North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
North Carolina Residents $218 $654 $872
Out of State Residents $888 $2,664 $3,552

Estimated cost for a class at North Carolina State University at Raleigh 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 North Carolina State University at Raleigh versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

North Carolina State University at Raleigh Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199193 IPEDS survey data for North Carolina State University at Raleigh.