Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

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For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at North Carolina State University at Raleigh is $9,131 for North Carolina residents and $29,916 for out-of-state students. It has been risen by 0.33% for North Carolina residents and increased by 2.38% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees is lower than the average amount ($12,285) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees is around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($32,661 - public Research University (very high research activity)).
The 2023 projected undergraduate tuition & fees for NCSU is $9,128 for North Carolina residents and $30,869 for out-of-state students. It is a 3.2% increase compared to 2022's rate. This rate is officially announced by school and it may be subject to change. For update and details of fee schedule, check the school's bursar/financial aid page.
It has been risen by 0.33% for North Carolina residents and increased by 2.38% for out-of-state rates compared to the previous year. The living costs including for room, board, transpiration, and other personal expenses is $14,761. The Living costs increased by 2.71% compared to the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay.
NCSU Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$9,101 $29,220$14,372
2021-2022$9,131$29,916$14,761
2022-2023$9,128$30,869$15,161
Change % 2022-2023-0.03%3.19%2.71%
***The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the NCSU directly. See the NCSU bursar/financial aid page for more information.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees is $11,703 and out-of-state tuition and fees is $29,690 for the academic year 2021-2022. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees is a little bit lower than the average amount ($14,071) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees is around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($28,817 - public Research University (very high research activity)).
The 2023 estimated tuition & fees at NCSU is $11,700 for North Carolina residents and $30,906 for out-of-state students. It is a 4.1% increase compared to 2022's rate. This rate is officially announced by school and it may be subject to change. For update and details of fee schedule, check the school's bursar/financial aid page.
NCSU Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$11,673 $28,999$14,372
2021-2022$11,703$29,690$14,761
2022-2023$11,700$30,906$15,161
Change % 2022-2023-0.03%4.10%2.71%
***The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the NCSU directly. See the NCSU bursar/financial aid page for more information.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at NCSU. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour is $218 for North Carolina residents and $997 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour is $505 for North Carolina residents and $1,505 for out-of-state students.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2021-2022)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2020-2021$218$888
2021-2022$218$997
2022-2023$218$1,119
Graduate2020-2021$505$1,468
2021-2022$505$1,505
2022-2023$505$1,543
The 2022 costs per credit hour has been officially published by IPEDS and 2023 costs is estimated based on the change rate of last two years.
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $45,000 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $59,500 for North Carolina State University at Raleigh graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$45,000$49,300$39,400
7 Years After Graduation$46,400--
8 Years After Graduation$50,700--
9 Years After Graduation$52,300--
10 Years After Graduation$59,500$65,300$51,200
The next table compares the tuition & fees between North Carolina State University at Raleigh and its similar schools. The similar schools are based on factors such as school type, level, and rivalry schools.
Tuition Comparison between North Carolina State University at Raleigh and Similar Schools
In-StateOut-of-State
North Carolina State University at Raleigh$9,131$29,916
University of Virginia-Main Campus$19,244$53,626
University of Louisville$12,370$28,716
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus$20,362$35,394
University of Miami$54,760
Florida State University$5,656$18,786

Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees and Costs of Attendance

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid

How Much is the tuition for 4 years at NCSU?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated tuition for 4 years is $36,599 for North Carolina residents and $123,390 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at North Carolina State University at Raleigh have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
Projected Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$9,139$9,146$9,154$9,161$36,599
Out-of-State$30,284$30,657$31,034$31,415$123,390
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$9,146$9,154$9,161$9,169$36,629
Out-of-State$30,657$31,034$31,415$31,802$124,907
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$9,154$9,161$9,169$9,176$36,659
Out-of-State$31,034$31,415$31,802$32,193$126,444
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$9,161$9,169$9,176$9,184$36,689
Out-of-State$31,415$31,802$32,193$32,589$127,999
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$9,169$9,176$9,184$9,191$36,719
Out-of-State$31,802$32,193$32,589$32,990$129,574
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated 4-years COA is $102,507 for North Carolina residents and $189,297 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at North Carolina State University at Raleigh have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at North Carolina State University at Raleigh.
Four(4) Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$25,238$25,494$25,752$26,013$102,507
Out-of-State$46,384$47,005$47,635$48,273$189,297
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$25,494$25,755$26,016$26,282$103,556
Out-of-State$47,005$47,635$48,273$48,921$191,834
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$25,755$26,019$26,285$26,554$104,622
Out-of-State$47,635$48,273$48,921$49,577$194,407
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$26,019$26,288$26,557$26,831$105,705
Out-of-State$48,273$48,921$49,577$50,243$197,015
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$26,288$26,560$26,834$27,113$106,805
Out-of-State$48,921$49,577$50,243$50,918$199,659
Last year, 56% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $61,807 for North Carolina residents and $148,597 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at North Carolina State University at Raleigh have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at North Carolina State University at Raleigh.
Four(4) Years Costs of Attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$15,063$15,319$15,577$15,838$61,807
Out-of-State$36,209$36,830$37,460$38,098$148,597
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$15,319$15,580$15,841$16,107$62,856
Out-of-State$36,830$37,460$38,098$38,746$151,134
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$15,580$15,844$16,110$16,379$63,922
Out-of-State$37,460$38,098$38,746$39,402$153,707
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$15,844$16,113$16,382$16,656$65,005
Out-of-State$38,098$38,746$39,402$40,068$156,315
Class of 2030 (Admission Fall 2026)In-State$16,113$16,385$16,659$16,938$66,105
Out-of-State$38,746$39,402$40,068$40,743$158,959

Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2022 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at North Carolina State University at Raleigh.
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North Carolina State University at Raleigh 2022 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$9,131$1,094$14,761$29,916$1,094 $14,761
Graduate$11,703 $1,094$14,761$29,690 $1,094$14,761


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