Cost To Attend

As a public university, North Carolina A&T is a tremendous educational value, particularly for in-state students. The education you receive here will prepare you to be successful in your chosen field and achieve whatever professional and financial goals you have set.

The actual cost of your education will depend on several factors:

  • How many credits you plan to take each semester
  • Whether you will live on or off campus
  • Whether you are a North Carolina resident

Financial aid is available for qualified students.

Scroll down for more information on tuition and fees.

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Tuition rates are reviewed by the university's Board of Trustees and the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina System and set annually by the North Carolina General Assembly. Fees are reviewed and approved by the university's Board of Trustees with final approval pending the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina System review. View detailed tuition rates below.

  • Summer Session 2019 

Rates for all new in-state freshmen and new in-state transfer students, and continuing in-state, out-of-state and graduate students who do not qualify for fixed tuition.

  • Summary of Student Tuition and Fees - 2019-20
  • Detailed Undergraduate Tuition and Fees - 2019-20
  • Detailed Graduate Tuition and Fees - 2019-20
  • Summary of Distance Learning Tuition and Fees - 2019-20
  • Use of Your Tuition 2019-20

Tuition and fee charges are billed each semester. Twelve or more credit hours are considered full time for undergraduate students and nine or more credit hours are considered full time for graduate students.

Some undergraduate and graduate classes are assessed special course fees. Listed below are the differential costs for tuition that are added for courses within particular programs:

Master's of Business Administration (On Campus)
$375.00: 1-2 credit hours
$750.00: 3-5 credit hours
$1125.00: 6-7 credit hours
$1125.00: 8 credit hours
$1500.00: 9+ credit hours

Master's of Business Administration (Distance Learning)
$147.00: per credit hour

Joint Master's Socal Work & Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (On Campus) In-State

$59.00: 1-2 credit hours
$118.50: 3-5 credit hours
$177.75: 6-7 credit hours
$177.75: 8 credit hours
$237.00: 9+ credit hours

Joint Master's Social Work & Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (On-Campus) Out-of-State
$192.75: 1-2 credit hours
$385.50: 3-5 credit hours
$578.25: 6-7 credit
$578.25: 8 credit hours
$771.00: 9+ credit hours

Joint Master's Scial Work (Distance Learning) In-State
$23.00: per credit hour

Joint Master's Social Work (Distance Learning) Out-of-State
$75.00: per credit hour

 

Please note that students will receive one combined billing statement for main campus and/or Distance Learning courses. Distance Learning (DL) courses are billed in addition to main campus charges.

Students who are enrolled in 12 or more credit hours (undergraduate) or nine or more credit hours (graduate) with the main campus, and are in one or more credit hours of Distance Learning courses, will NOT be billed for the Distance Learning courses.

This benefit is only allotted to students who are attempting either 12 or more hours of on campus undergraduate-level courses or 9 hours or more of graduate-level on campus courses. See the chart below for more information about the impact of Distance Learning courses on a billing statement:

1-11 undergraduate hours
1 or more undergraduate hours
Costs of on-campus classes + cost of distance learning classes

12 or more undergraduate hours
1 or more undergraduate hours
Cost of 12 hours of on-campus classes only

1-8 graduate hours
1 or more graduate hours
Costs of on-campus classes + cost of distance learning classes

9 or more graduate hours
1 or more graduate hours
Cost of 9 hours of on-campus classes only

tuition surcharge is applied to an account when a student has attempted or exceeded 140 credit hours toward their undergraduate degree. If further assistance is needed pertaining to the tuition surcharge, contact the Registrar's Office for more details.

North Carolina A&T State University provides billing statements electronically through its online payments system. Students and authorized users will receive an email notification each time that a new billing statement (E-Bill is available. Payments must be submitted by the scheduled due date to avoid cancellation of classes.