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University of North Carolina Wilmington Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,997 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,026 tuition
$8,624 on campus room & board
$1,030 books and supplies
$2,317 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$28,134 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,163 tuition
$8,624 on campus room & board
$1,030 books and supplies
$2,317 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,461 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
69% of students receive aid
21% get federal aid ($4,033 avg)
27% get state aid ($2,923 avg)
43% get institn'l aid ($2,461 avg)
54% get loans ($6,156 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.06% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.04% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,822 47%
Federal Grant Aid $4,033 21%
Pell Grants $4,020 21%
Other Federal Grants $2,000 1%
Institution Grant Aid $2,461 43%
State Grant Aid $2,923 27%
Student Loans $6,156 54%
Federal Loans $5,412 53%
Other Loans $10,231 4%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: March 15
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of North Carolina Wilmington offer...
Other Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5963
(910) 962-3000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $310
Out of State $784


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Watson from Salisbury, NC
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Pretty expensive for everything actually. Parking is ridiculous here too, and they are pretty strict about sticking to your assigned lot unless you have another parking sticker for one (they like to give out parking tickets....a lot).

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  • 4
  • LD
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    I was able to finish an entire years worth of credits simply from AP classes and duel enrollment at my local community college in high school! This has put me much farther ahead than most of the other freshman- and will ultimately save me a lot of money on tuition, books, and other fees.

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  • Lauren from Fayetteville, NC
  • Nov-06-2014 I am a current student here

    I would say overall UNCW could do a little more to make tuition worth it. For example, I would say they could improve some of the dorm buildings and the kitchens/showers in the dorms.

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