Tuition and Fees

Tuition rates are set by the North Carolina General Assembly and are subject to change without notice.

In-State: $76 per credit hour
Maximum In-State: $1,216 for 16 + credit hours
Out-of-State: $268 per credit hour
Maximum Out-of-State: $4,288 for 16+ credit hours

Required Fees

Fees are not refundable after classes begin. Fees are charged each semester unless otherwise noted.

Administrative Fee (ADMFE) – Charges to offset costs associated with all admin functions performed by college employees.
$5 per semester

Student Government Association (ACTFE) Fees – Charges to support all student activities.                                                       (Assessed in Fall and Spring semesters only)
$2.50 per credit hour for 1-8 credit hours
$25 for 9+ credit hours

Technology Fee (TECFE) – Charges to support student access to all instructional technology and computer use.
$3 per credit hour
$48 for 16+ credit hours

Campus Access Fee (STUFE) – Charges to offset the costs associated with improving campus safety and security, maintaining the college’s parking facilities and security of college property.
$25 per semester

Student Accident Insurance (INSFE) – For student accident insurance in the event a student gets injured on campus.
$1.25 per semester

Other Expenses

Returned Check Fee

Cost of books will vary from program to program; however, most students pay an estimated $1,000 for books for the academic year. Find additional information on book costs by visiting the bookstore.

Library Fines
A fee for lost books and over-due books is charged. If a lost book fee is charged and the book is later found and returned, the fee is refunded.

Purchasing Cap and Gown
Students wishing to participate in graduation ceremonies must purchase a cap & gown from the school bookstore. Find additional information on purchasing a cap and gown by visiting the bookstore.

Audit Fee
Regular tuition charges apply for classes taken for audit.


Cashier’s Office

Ways to Pay

Refund Policy

Fulfilling Your Financial Obligations

Frequently Asked Questions

Tax Information for Students