Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many colleges have suspended or relaxed some admitted student requirements and extended decision and enrollment deposit deadlines. We recommend that you contact the colleges to which you have been accepted directly for the most updated and accurate information.

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,234
Out-of-state: $51,413
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,986
Out-of-state: $36,165
Room and Board
$11,526
Books and Supplies
$972
Other Expenses
$2,750
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
aidinfo@unc.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 31
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002974
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
3,484 (75.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,167 (61.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,167 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,676 (82.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$18,325
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,012 (91.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,243
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,269 (58.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,024
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 150 (11.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
98 (2.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,812

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
11,390 (58.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
8,477 (74.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,477 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
6,419 (80.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$20,312
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,681 (89.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,410
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,512 (70.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,450
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 359 (5.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
751 (4.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,814

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
40%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,466
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
2.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Communication, Education, English, Home Economics, Mathematics
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,767

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2020 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved.