North Carolina Colleges Key Statistics

Average Tuition & Fees $16,587 ($12,088)
Average Acceptance Rates 62.25 %
Total Student Population 570,514
Average Graduation Rates 42.40 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.82 to 1

North Carolina Colleges Overview

In academic year 2017-2018, there are 184 colleges and universities in North Carolina State - 77 public and 107 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

North Carolina Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)54
Private (for-profit)53
4 Year or High81
2-4 Year73
Less than 2 year30

Average Academic Statistics for North Carolina State Colleges

The average Acceptance Rate for North Carolina colleges is 62.25% and the average graduation rate is 42.40 % in academic year 2017-2018. 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

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 Completely0 out of 184 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes128 out of 184 Schools
Graduate Online Classes45 out of 184 Schools
ROTC32 out of 184 Schools
Weekend/Evening College100 out of 184 Schools
Teacher certificate59 out of 184 Schools
Study Abroad63 out of 184 Schools