Tuition and Fees
Explanation of Tuition and Required Fees -
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
|Ed & Tech Fee
|COE Program Enhancement Fee
Itemized Breakdown of Undergraduate Fees (PDF)
|Ed & Tech Fee
|COE Program Enhancement Fee
Itemized Breakdown of Graduate Fees (PDF)
Tuition: Receipts for tuition are used to defray a part of the total cost of instruction and other academic expenses. The annual
undergraduate rate is $6,220.00 for North Carolina residents and $22,571.00 for nonresidents. The annual graduate rate is $7,852.00 for North Carolina residents and $21,951.00 for nonresidents.
Required Fees - Academic Year Rates
Required fees must be paid by all students. Students are entitled to the services, facilities, and programs offered by the Student Center, Health Services, Department of Health and Exercise Studies, and Athletics Department. An itemization of required fees can be provided upon request.
Education and Technology Fee - This academic fee of $434.28 is used by colleges and schools to equip
and operate computing and scientific laboratories which supplement classroom instruction.
Intercollegiate Athletics Fee - This fee of $232.00 provides partial support of the intercollegiate athletic program.
Student Health Services Fee - This fee of $339.50 is used by the University Health Center to offer medical and counseling services to students.
Recreational Sports Fee - This fee of $167.35 is used to defray the cost of operating and maintaining the intramural recreational sports program and other physical education programs.
Student Government Fee - This fee of $14.50 is allocated to the Student Government for
distribution to Campus organizations for activities that they deem are in the best interest of the student body.
Student Publications and Media Fee - This fee of $23.40 is used to defray the cost of the various
campus-wide student publications. At present, these include two student newspapers, a yearbook, a radio station, and "The Windover" (a literary magazine).
School Fee - This fee of $5.00 for undergraduates is used by the student body to support student activities of each of the various schools. For graduate students, this fee of $16.00 is used by the graduate student association to support graduate student activities.
Student Legal Services Fee - This fee of $16.00 funds the student legal services program which
offers legal services to all students.
Transit Operations Fee - This fee of $173.00 partially funds the campus transit system.
Student Center Operations - This fee of $117.16 supports the maintenance and operations of the Student Center facilities.
Student Center Programming Fee - This fee of $215.86 supports programming for the Student Centers and the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.
Intercollegiate Athletics Indebtedness Fees - This $96.00 fee is used for the
Department of Athletics in support of facility improvements, renovations, repairs and maintenance.
Student Center Repairs and Renovations- This fee of $43.70 is used to
maintain and upgrade the Talley Student Center, Price Music Center, Witherspoon Student Center, and Thompson Theater.
Association of Student Governments - This fee of $1.00 is charged at all UNC institutions to help
finance the Association of Student Governments, a coalition of student leaders from across the state, and is to be used for administrative staff, travel and small stipends for student leaders.
Union Activities Board (UAB) - This fee of $19.63 supports the UAB which is the main programming
body for the campus which is responsible for acquiring, scheduling, publicizing, and presenting films, speakers, and special events.
Student Health Service - Expansion - This fee of $35.00 is pledged to support an addition for
the Student Health Services Building.
Carmichael Recreational Center - Indebtedness - This $45.00 fee is pledged to retire bonds issued for
construction of the Carmichael Gymnasium Expansion.
Carmichael Complex - Indebtedness - This $23.00 fee is pledged to support repairs and renovations of
outdated equipment and facilities at Carmichael Complex.
Carmichael Complex - Expansion - This fee of $27.50 is pledged to support the Locker Room Renovation and Fitness Center Expansion.
Thompson Theater Building Indebtedness - This $38.00 fee is pledged to support renovation for the
Thompson Theater Building.
Student Center - Expansion - This fee of $260.00 is pledged to support the renovation of the
Student Center Buildings.
Sustainability Education and Operations Fee - This fee of $4.00 will be used to promote sustainability and green ambassador efforts.
COE Program Enhancement Fee - Students enrolled in the College of Engineering will be charged a
COE Program Enhancement Fee. This fee is used for program and infrastructure improvements in the College of Engineering to ensure our engineering students are provided career-ready skills that continue to advantage them in the marketplace. Each semester, undergraduates will be charged $250 (12 or more hours), $187.50 (9-11 hours), $125 (6-8 hours), and $62.50 (0-5 hours). Each semester graduate students will be charged $250 (9 or more hours), $166.65 (6-8 hours), and $83.33 (0-5 hours).
Professional Golf Management Fee - This fee of $325.00 per semester ensures access for students in the PGM program to partnering golf facilities for the use of their golf course and golf practice facilities.
Music Lessons - Private (for credit) - This fee of $240.00 is used to support the Adjuct Professors that teach the one to one music lessons.
Common Reading Program Fee - This one time fee of $15.00 is charged to to all incoming Freshmen. Students must complete the reading and an assignment based on the reading before the start of classes.
Transfer Student Orientation Fee and New Student Orientation Fee - This one time fee of $79.00
is charged to new undergraduate transfer students admitted in the Summer, Fall, or Spring. It is also charged to new undergraduate freshmen and Agriculture Institute students admitted in the Spring. This is a mandatory fee that all enrolled students are billed, whether or not they attend orientation.
New Student Orientation Fee - This one time fee of $280.25 is charged to new freshmen undergraduate and Agriculture Institute students who enter during the Summer and Fall semester. This is a mandatory fee that all enrolled students are billed, whether or not they attend orientation.
International Orientation Fee - This one time fee of $115.00 is charged to new international degree students, graduate and undergraduate, during their first semester of enrollment.
New Graduate Student Orientation Fee - This one time fee of $24.00 is charged to new Graduate students who are admitted and enroll in the Fall or Spring semester. This is a required fee billed to all newly enrolled graduate students regardless of their actual attendance at orientation.
Internship Liability Insurance - Students enrolled in an internship course will be charged
$10.00 for this insurance. Students enrolled in PEH/BIO 300 and Social Work internship courses will be charged $23.00 for medical professional coverage. The insurance provides coverage for an insured party that becomes legally liable to pay damages because of property damage, bodily injury or personal injury because of their participation in a university internship program. For additional information see: http://irm.ehps.ncsu.edu/other-insurance/intern-liability-insurance/
Late Registration Fee - The late registration fee is $100.00. Late registration starts July 21, 2015 and ends September 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm. The "late late" registration fee is $250.00 after September 1, 2015.