Graduate Student

The chart below lists estimated annual expenses for full-time graduate students:

2020-21 NC Residents Out-of-State Residents
Tuition & Fees $11,672 $28,998
Books & Supplies $854 $854
Housing $8,802 $8,802
Meals $4,833 $4,833
Personal/Travel Expenses $3,816 $4,080
Loan Fees $152 $152
TOTAL  $30,129 $47,719


  • Indicated costs are good faith estimates. Tuition and fees are finalized with the NC Legislature vote in late summer.
  • Students enrolled in the following programs pay additional incremental tuition amounts. See the Tuition and Fees section for details.
    • Master of Business Administration and Master of Global Luxury Management
    • Master of Accounting
    • Master of Science in Analytics
    • Master of Architecture, Art and Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design and Landscape Architecture
    • Doctorate of Design
    • Master of Financial Mathematics
    • Master in Chemical Engineering
    • Graduate Engineering Programs
    • Master of Computer Science
    • Master of Translation and Innovation (MS TraIn)