March 29, 2018
Undergraduate business majors at UNC next fall will pay a $2,000 fee each year on top of tuition and other fees. The UNC System Board of Governors recently approved the new fee, which is intended...Read More
Sept. 12, 2017
The University doesn’t track the beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals among its student body, but there are DACA students — and alumni — who qualify for the program President Donald Trump has...Read More
June 19, 2017
The University has received the $1 million 2017 Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence, the largest award in the nation recognizing a college or university for its success in enrolling low-income students and supporting...Read More
Small tuition increases for out-of-state students were approved Nov. 16 by UNC’s trustees.
A $600 annual increase for new students enrolling in fall 2018 brings the total for tuition and fees to $35,188. Returning out-of-state students would pay a $300 increase, $34,888.
The changes are subject to approval by the UNC System Board of Governors.
Tuition would remain at $9,004 for in-state students.
The total includes a 5 percent increase in the student health fees and increases of less than 3 percent each on four other fees — campus recreation, Carolina Union operating costs, student child care and the cost of running Carolina Performing Arts.
Including a $300 increase in tuition and fees for graduate students, the change is expected to raise nearly $4 million in additional revenues for academic programs, faculty recruitment and retention, and graduate student support.
In summer 2016, the N.C. General Assembly enacted a law to remove some of the uncertainty in college costs, with the rate students pay as incoming freshmen being frozen for four years. The provision covers North Carolina residents only; it does not affect out-of-state students or graduate and professional students. The law had two main goals: remove unpredictability and incent students to complete college in four years. Under it, those who take longer than four years without extenuating circumstances face financial penalties.