Average Tuition & Fees $17,228
Average Acceptance Rates 65.58 %
Total Student Population 566,418
Average Graduation Rates 49.01 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.75 to 1

North Carolina Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 176 colleges and universities are active in North Carolina - 76 public and 100 private schools. By school level, there are 74 four(4) Years or high, 68 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 34 less than tow(2) years schools in North Carolina. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in North Carolina.
North Carolina College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public76 schools
Private (not-for-profit)53 schools
Private (for-profit)47 schools
4 Year or High74 schools
2-4 Year68 schools
Less than 2 year34 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for North Carolina Colleges

The average acceptance rate for North Carolina colleges is 65.58% and the average graduation rate is 49.01% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 566,418 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended North Carolina colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.75 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in North Carolina.
[Chart] 2022 North Carolina Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for North Carolina colleges is 20.494736842105 %
Average Retention Rate for North Carolina colleges is 66.538461538462 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For North Carolina Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for North Carolina colleges are $11,981 for North Carolina residents and $17,228 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $12,496 for in-state students and $17,050 for out-of-state students.
North Carolina 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] North Carolina State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at North Carolina Colleges

North Carolina colleges and universities are offering 8,487 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at North Carolina State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate1,685308
One but less than two years certificate1,109124
Associate's Degree1,944343
Two but less than four years certificate60
Bachelor's Degree2,242208
Post Bachelor's Degree15655
Master's Degree925266
Post Master's Degree6118
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship30712
Doctor's degree - professional practice458
Doctor's degree - other72

Special Learning Opportunities at North Carolina State

In North Carolina, 1 colleges offer all programs online completely. 127 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 47 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 33 colleges have the ROTC programs and 63 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of North Carolina schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at North Carolina State
Online Completely1 out of 184 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes127 out of 184 Schools
Graduate Online Classes47 out of 184 Schools
ROTC33 out of 184 Schools
Weekend/Evening College98 out of 184 Schools
Teacher certificate56 out of 184 Schools
Study Abroad63 out of 184 Schools