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Top Colleges in North Carolina Academic Key Facts Comparison

There are 2 public and 3 private schools in Top Colleges in North Carolina. The average acceptance ratio of Top Colleges in North Carolina is 25.40% where Duke University has the tightest rate of 9% and North Carolina State University at Raleigh has the loosest rate of 47%. The average graduation rate is 89.00% and the average student to faculty ratio is 10.40:1 (9.62%).

#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
16,606
Graduation Rate
96%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
6 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$58,031
Graduate
$56,888

#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
1,843
Graduation Rate
90%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$53,166

#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
30,011
Graduation Rate
89%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$8,980 (in-state), / $36,159 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$12,522 (in-state), / $30,248 (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
35,479
Graduation Rate
81%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$9,101 (in-state), / $29,220 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$11,673 (in-state), / $28,999 (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
8,401
Graduation Rate
89%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$55,440
Graduate
$39,200

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

The average undergraduate tuition & fees of Top Colleges in North Carolina is $9,041 for state residents and $46,403 for out of state students in academic year 2019-2020. Duke University has the most expensive tuition & fees of of $58,031 and North Carolina State University at Raleigh has the lowest rates of $29,220. The average graduate tuition & fees of Top Colleges in North Carolina is $12,098 for state residents and $38,834 for out of state students in academic year 2019-2020. Duke University has the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of of $56,888 and North Carolina State University at Raleigh has the lowest graduate tuition rates of $28,999. 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 $58,031$56,888$17,564-
2 Davidson College $53,166-$16,578-
3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $8,980$36,159$12,522$30,248$14,276$14,276
4 North Carolina State University at Raleigh $9,101$29,220$11,673$28,999$14,076$14,076
5 Wake Forest University $55,440$39,200$17,418$17,418
Average$9,041$46,403$12,098$38,834$15,982$15,257