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UNC Charlotte Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Average Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does University of North Carolina at Charlotte Cost?

Learn the base cost of University of North Carolina at Charlotte by getting details on in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees. Compare tuition and fees to nationwide and state averages to put those costs in context. If you're looking for specific information on UNC Charlotte costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does UNC Charlotte Charge for Tuition?

$7,188 In-State Tuition & Fees
$20,622 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

In 2020-2021, the average out-of-state tuition and fees at University of North Carolina at Charlotte ran about $20,622 per year for students working on an undergraduate degree. In-state undergraduates received a discount for tuition and fees at the school and only had to pay $7,188 per year.

Tuition Fees Total
Out-of-State $17,246 $3,376 $20,622
In-State $3,812 $3,376 $7,188

UNC Charlotte tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

The numbers quoted on this page are all sticker price and don't include any financial aid or scholarships students may qualify for.

How much does University of North Carolina at Charlotte cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UNC Charlotte Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,933 a year. The out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees cost for University of North Carolina at Charlotte ran around $20,622 per year. That's about average when compared to the national rate.

Undergraduates who attend school in the same state they live in pay around $16,784 in yearly tuition and fees. UNC Charlotte only charges $7,188 a year in for in-state undergraduates, making it relatively inexpensive when compared to the national average.

If you want to know how UNC Charlotte compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

Nationwide Southeast North Carolina
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees Average Expensive Expensive
In-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Inexpensive Inexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: University of North Carolina at Charlotte Financial Aid.

UNC Charlotte Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

1.61% In-State Tuition Increase
0.55% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$30,407 Est. 4-Year Cost

In-state UNC Charlotte tuition and fees grew with an average annual rate of 1.61% over the past five years. North Carolina residents may pay an estimated $7,421 this school year.

If the in-state UNC Charlotte tuition and fees growth rate stays consistent, two years of study could cost $14,961, and four years would cost $30,407.

During the same time period, tuition and fees for out-of-state students have increased by 0.55%. Out-of-state students will be charged approximately $20,849 in this academic year if the costs keep going up at the same rate.

This means an estimated $41,811 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at UNC Charlotte, and $84,082 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at UNC Charlotte.


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