Average Tuition & Fees $16,587
Average Acceptance Rates 59.22 %
Total Student Population 570,514
Average Graduation Rates 42.40 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.82 to 1

North Carolina Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 184 colleges and universities in North Carolina State - 77 public and 107 private schools. By school level, there are 82 4 Year or high, 71 2-4 years, and 31 less than 2 years schools in North Carolina. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

North Carolina Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)53
Private (for-profit)54
4 Year or High82
2-4 Year71
Less than 2 year31

Average Academic Statistics for North Carolina Colleges

The average acceptance rate for North Carolina colleges is 59.22% and the average graduation rate is 42.40% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 570,514 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended North Carolina colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.82:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in North Carolina.

[Chart] North Carolina Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for North Carolina colleges is 21.883720930233 %
Average Retention Rate for North Carolina colleges is 66.656626506024 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For North Carolina Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for North Carolina colleges are $12,088 for North Carolina residents and $16,587 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $12,449 for in-state students and $16,249 for out-of-state students.

North Carolina 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] North Carolina State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at North Carolina Colleges

North Carolina colleges and universities are offering 8,771 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 certificate1,608226
One but less than two years certificate1,11394
Associate's Degree1,960266
Two but less than four years certificate50
Bachelor's Degree2,467173
Post Bachelor's Degree986
Master's Degree1,080199
Post Master's Degree558
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship3347
Doctor's degree - professional practice465
Doctor's degree - other51

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