Average Tuition & Fees $17,125
Average Acceptance Rates 67.73 %
Total Student Population 566,418
Average Graduation Rates 49.01 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.36 to 1

North Carolina Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 186 colleges and universities are active in North Carolina - 76 public and 110 private schools. By school level, there are 83 four(4) Years or high, 68 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 35 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)54 schools
Private (for-profit)56 schools
4 Year or High83 schools
2-4 Year68 schools
Less than 2 year35 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for North Carolina Colleges

The average acceptance rate for North Carolina colleges is 67.73% 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 13.36 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 66.700636942675 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For North Carolina Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for North Carolina colleges are $11,972 for North Carolina residents and $17,125 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $12,410 for in-state students and $17,052 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 8,460 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
One but less than two years certificate1,076114
Associate's Degree1,935277
Two but less than four years certificate70
Bachelor's Degree2,254175
Post Bachelor's Degree379140
Master's Degree948248
Post Master's Degree8128
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship30513
Doctor's degree - professional practice458
Doctor's degree - other82

Special Learning Opportunities at North Carolina State

In North Carolina, 1 colleges offer all programs online completely. 122 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 45 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 166 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes122 out of 166 Schools
Graduate Online Classes45 out of 166 Schools
ROTC33 out of 166 Schools
Weekend/Evening College92 out of 166 Schools
Teacher certificate56 out of 166 Schools
Study Abroad63 out of 166 Schools