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Top Colleges in North Carolina Academic Key Facts Comparison

There are 4 public and 6 private schools in Top Colleges in North Carolina. The average acceptance ratio of Top Colleges in North Carolina is 48.20% where Duke University has the tightest rate of 9% and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has the loosest rate of 90%. The average graduation rate is 77.40% and the average student to faculty ratio is 12.90:1 (7.75%).

#1. Duke University

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#1. Duke University

Durham, NC | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
9%
Student Population
16,130
Graduation Rate
95%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
7 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$55,695
Graduate
$54,712

#2. Davidson College

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#2. Davidson College

Davidson, NC | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
19%
Student Population
1,810
Graduation Rate
91%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$51,447

#3. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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#3. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
23%
Student Population
29,911
Graduation Rate
91%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$8,987 (in-state), / $35,170 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$12,212 (in-state), / $29,423 (out-of-state)

#4. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

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#4. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, NC | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
47%
Student Population
34,432
Graduation Rate
79%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$9,101 (in-state), / $28,444 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$11,495 (in-state), / $27,983 (out-of-state)

#5. Wake Forest University

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#5. Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
29%
Student Population
8,116
Graduation Rate
88%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$53,322
Graduate
$39,176

#6. Elon University

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#6. Elon University

Elon, NC | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
72%
Student Population
6,791
Graduation Rate
84%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$35,319
Graduate
$13,482

#7. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

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#7. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Wake Forest, NC | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
90%
Student Population
2,638
Graduation Rate
38%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$9,394
Graduate
$5,830

#8. Meredith College

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#8. Meredith College

Raleigh, NC | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
63%
Student Population
1,980
Graduation Rate
63%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$37,176
Graduate
$13,110

#9. Appalachian State University

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#9. Appalachian State University

Boone, NC | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
69%
Student Population
18,811
Graduation Rate
73%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$7,364 (in-state), / $22,171 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$7,961 (in-state), / $21,393 (out-of-state)

#10. University of North Carolina Wilmington

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#10. University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, NC | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
61%
Student Population
16,487
Graduation Rate
72%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$7,091 (in-state), / $21,156 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$7,367 (in-state), / $21,196 (out-of-state)

Top Colleges in North Carolina Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Comparison

The average undergraduate tuition & fees of Top Colleges in North Carolina is $8,136 for state residents and $34,929 for out of state students in academic year 2018-2019. Duke University has the most expensive tuition & fees of of $55,695 and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has the lowest rates of $9,394. The average graduate tuition & fees of Top Colleges in North Carolina is $9,759 for state residents and $23,688 for out of state students in academic year 2018-2019. Duke University has the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of of $54,712 and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has the lowest graduate tuition rates of $5,830. Next tables compare the tuition, fees, and living costs at Top Colleges in North Carolina.
Table. Top Colleges in North Carolina Tuition & Fees Comparison
RankSchool NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
1 Duke University $55,695$54,712$17,384-
2 Davidson College $51,447-$16,147-
3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $8,987$35,170$12,212$29,423$13,876$13,876
4 North Carolina State University at Raleigh $9,101$28,444$11,495$27,983$13,794$13,794
5 Wake Forest University $53,322$39,176$16,816$16,816
6 Elon University $35,319$13,482$14,830$14,830
7 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary $9,394$5,830$8,393$9,328
8 Meredith College $37,176$13,110$12,770$12,770
9 Appalachian State University $7,364$22,171$7,961$21,393$11,130$12,363
10 University of North Carolina Wilmington $7,091$21,156$7,367$21,196$16,765$16,765
Average$8,136$34,929$9,759$23,688$14,191$13,818