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University of North Carolina at Charlotte Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,179 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,628 tuition
$10,899 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$1,452 fees
(Based on stats from 2015/2016)

$30,735 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,051 tuition
$10,899 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$2,585 fees
(Based on stats from 2015/2016)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,441 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
74% of students receive aid
37% get federal aid ($4,190 avg)
41% get state aid ($2,729 avg)
38% get institn'l aid ($3,441 avg)
60% get loans ($6,022 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,497 53%
Federal Grant Aid $4,190 37%
Pell Grants $4,117 37%
Other Federal Grants $981 3%
Institution Grant Aid $3,441 38%
State Grant Aid $2,729 41%
Student Loans $6,022 60%
Federal Loans $5,292 59%
Other Loans $10,059 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of North Carolina at Charlotte offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
(704) 687-8622


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Pedro from Winston Salem, NC
  • Dec-31-2014 I am a current student here

    UNCC is one of the cheapest state universities and it offers a great education for those who are ready to challenge themselves. It does require students to take their own initiative (largely because of its size), but a successful student will have no problem taking advantage of the many opportunities it has to offer.

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  • Heather from Sanford, NC
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    For in state students the tuition is very cheap and out of state students from the north have said that it is about the same price as colleges in their state. The room and board is a little pricey but there are a ton of apartments right next to campus so a lot of people choose that route after their first year.

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  • Joshua from Harrisburg, NC
  • Nov-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Tuition, both instate and out of state, is relatively low when compared to universities of its caliber. It is ranked third in the top colleges in the UNC system, only behind NC State and Chapel Hill. It is an ever expanding college, expected to enroll 35000 students by 2020, while Chapel Hill is projected to enroll 33000 by the same time. My major is engineering, and upon discussing preferred majors from different engineering firms around North Carolina, the only engineering degrees most consider come from UNCC or NC State. All others get thrown out. The education at Charlotte is of high quality and a low cost and low hype.

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