Universities & Colleges in North Carolina

University (city) Total StudentsUG (in) / UG (out)G (in) / G (out)
Duke University (Durham) 15984$51500 / $51500$50470 / $50470
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill) 29084$9270 / $35020$12360 / $29870
North Carolina State University at Raleigh (Raleigh) 34015$9270 / $25750$11330 / $25750
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem) 7837$49440 / $49440$38110 / $38110
Davidson College (Davidson) 1784$48410 / $48410$N/A / $N/A
University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Charlotte) 27983$7210 / $20600$8240 / $20600
University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro) 19393$7210 / $22660$8240 / $21630
Elon University (Elon) 6631$33990 / $33990$13390 / $13390
University of North Carolina Wilmington (Wilmington) 14918$7210 / $21630$7210 / $19570
Appalachian State University (Boone) 17932$7210 / $21630$8240 / $20600
University of North Carolina at Asheville (Asheville) 3891$7210 / $23690$8240 / $23690
High Point University (High Point) 4573$33990 / $33990$13390 / $13390
East Carolina University (Greenville) 28289$7210 / $23690$7210 / $20600
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston-Salem) 970$9270 / $25750$11330 / $24720
Salem College (Winston-Salem) 1087$27810 / $27810$8240 / $8240
Queens University of Charlotte (Charlotte) 2286$33990 / $33990$9270 / $9270
Western Carolina University (Cullowhee) 10340$7210 / $18540$8240 / $18540
Warren Wilson College (Swannanoa) 812$33990 / $33990$19570 / $19570
Wingate University (Wingate) 3149$28840 / $28840$10300 / $10300
Meredith College (Raleigh) 1949$35020 / $35020$12360 / $12360
Campbell University (Buies Creek) 6484$29870 / $29870$8240 / $8240
Belmont Abbey College (Belmont) 1495$19570 / $19570$N/A / $N/A
Lenoir-Rhyne University (Hickory) 2221$33990 / $33990$10300 / $10300
Catawba College (Salisbury) 1275$29870 / $29870$3090 / $3090
Methodist University (Fayetteville) 2474$31930 / $31930$38110 / $38110
Barton College (Wilson) 1047$28840 / $28840$8240 / $8240
Gardner-Webb University (Boiling Springs) 4329$29870 / $29870$8240 / $8240
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences (Concord) 452$12360 / $12360$25750 / $25750
University of North Carolina at Pembroke (Pembroke) 6441$6180 / $17510$6180 / $16480
North Carolina A & T State University (Greensboro) 10852$6180 / $19570$8240 / $20600
Montreat College (Montreat) 1008$25750 / $25750$12360 / $12360
Mars Hill University (Mars Hill) 1410$30900 / $30900$8240 / $8240
Laurel University (High Point) 158$11330 / $11330$9270 / $9270
Winston-Salem State University (Winston-Salem) 5107$6180 / $16480$7210 / $16480
North Carolina Central University (Durham) 8011$6180 / $18540$7210 / $19570
St Andrews University (Laurinburg) 645$25750 / $25750$15450 / $15450
Pfeiffer University (Misenheimer) 1624$28840 / $28840$12360 / $12360
University of Mount Olive (Mount Olive) 3371$19570 / $19570$16480 / $16480
Fayetteville State University (Fayetteville) 6104$5150 / $17510$6180 / $17510
Greensboro College (Greensboro) 978$27810 / $27810$5150 / $5150
Mid-Atlantic Christian University (Elizabeth City) 204$14420 / $14420$N/A / $N/A
Elizabeth City State University (Elizabeth City) 1585$5150 / $18540$6180 / $18540
William Peace University (Raleigh) 1038$26780 / $26780$N/A / $N/A
North Carolina Wesleyan College (Rocky Mount) 2119$29870 / $29870$N/A / $N/A
Johnson C Smith University (Charlotte) 1438$19570 / $19570$18540 / $18540
Chowan University (Murfreesboro) 1532$24720 / $24720$N/A / $N/A
Saint Augustine's University (Raleigh) 810$18540 / $18540$N/A / $N/A
Livingstone College (Salisbury) 1262$18540 / $18540$N/A / $N/A
Piedmont International University (Winston-Salem) 691$10300 / $10300$6180 / $6180
The Art Institute of Charlotte (Charlotte) 839$18540 / $18540$N/A / $N/A
Heritage Bible College (Dunn) 65$10300 / $10300$N/A / $N/A
Hood Theological Seminary (Salisbury) 156$N/A / $N/A$15450 / $15450
The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham (Durham) 531$18540 / $18540$N/A / $N/A
Apex School of Theology (Durham) 1151$6180 / $6180$5150 / $5150
Bennett College (Greensboro) 583$19570 / $19570$N/A / $N/A
South College-Asheville (Asheville) 352$20600 / $20600$N/A / $N/A
Carolina Christian College (Winston Salem) 45$5150 / $5150$5150 / $5150
Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary (Charlotte) 122$10300 / $10300$9270 / $9270
Charlotte School of Law (Charlotte) 931$N/A / $N/A$N/A / $N/A
Tennessee Temple University (Winston Salem) 0$N/A / $N/A$N/A / $N/A
Brevard College (Brevard) 729$27810 / $27810$N/A / $N/A
Guilford College (Greensboro) 1917$36050 / $36050$N/A / $N/A
Lees-McRae College (Banner Elk) 1033$26780 / $26780$N/A / $N/A
Shaw University (Raleigh) 1646$17510 / $17510$14420 / $14420
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (Charlotte) 2218$30900 / $30900$N/A / $N/A

*UG - Undergraduate
*G - Graduate
*in - In-state Fees
*out - Out-of-State Fees
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North Carolina

North Carolina is located in the southern Mid-Atlantic region. In the state, the climate of the coastal plains is strongly influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. Most part of North Carolina has a humid subtropical climate however, over 300 miles from the coast, the western part of the state experiences subtropical highlands. With a population of almost 9 million people, this state prides itself of a diverse economy. The cost of living in NC is less than the average cost of living in the US. $41,113.00 is the average salary in the state, which is $5,629.00 lower than the yearly salary of the country.

Economy
Some of the key contributors to the economy of the state today are aerospace and aviation, software and information technology, defense, automotive, biotechnology, financial services, pharmaceuticals, green, textile and sustainable energy. The largest city in North Carolina, Charlotte is the country's second-largest banking center and is also home to large financial institutions such as Wachovia and the Bank of America.

Employment situation
In North Carolina, there has been employment growth in many sectors. For instance, during the 2010-2011, the business service sector in the state witnessed growth by 0.8% while trade, transportation, and utility sector grew by 1.3%, other sectors including professional, education and health services also saw a good growth rate of 1.3% during the same time span.

On the other hand, a decline in the employment in certain sectors including government (by almost 1.4%), e-financial activities (0.5%) and mining and logging (3.5%) was seen. Universities, tuition fee and financial aid The wide range of public as well as private colleges/ universities, vocational schools and community colleges makes it possible for the students to pursue their studies in the desired career interest in the state. Amongst them are included Duke University, which is ranked as eight in the list of America's best colleges. At this university, the ratio of the student to the faculty is 8:1 with a tuition fee of almost $42,000. The number of foreign students coming here is almost 2,100. Here as many as 44.8 percent students receive some or the other kind of financial aid.

The North Carolina State University is the state's largest university, has 25,246 enrollments each year. In 2011-2012 the in-state tuition and fees was $7,018 while for the out-of-state students it was $19,853 for the college.

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has almost 17,000 undergraduate students and over 100 academic programs. The in-state tuition and fees are around $7,000 while the out-of-state tuition and fees are about $27,000 for the year 2011-12. At this University, 40.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive need-based financial aid and the number of international students coming here is 1,484.

Another prominent university here is the East Carolina University, which is situated in Greenville, N.C, and has a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. When applying for enrollment in this university you can accept to pay in-state tuition and fees are $5,968 and in case you are an out-of-state student the tuition will be around $17,000.