North Carolina Community Colleges By Tuition Cost

For North Carolina community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,528 per year for in-state students and $8,242 for out-of-state students (2021-22).
For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $25,071 per year.
The community college with the highest tuition in North Carolina is Living Arts College, with a tuition of $86,040.
The community college with the lowest tuition is Sampson Community College, with a tuition of $2,791.

North Carolina Community Colleges By Tuition Cost (2021-22)

  • College Tuition Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Sampson Community College
    Sampson Community College Photo
    Public
    $2,791
    Highway 24 West
    Clinton, NC 28328
    (910) 592-8081
  • Rank: #22.$4,080
    54 College Drive
    Marion, NC 28752
    (828) 652-6021
  • Rank: #33.
    Randolph Community College
    Public
    $4,120
    629 Industrial Park Ave
    Asheboro, NC 27205
    (336) 633-0200
  • Rank: #44.$4,136
    200 Community College Road
    Henderson, NC 27537
    (252) 492-2061
  • Rank: #55.
    Rockingham Community College
    Public
    $4,148
    215 Wrenn Memorial Road
    Wentworth, NC 27375
    (336) 342-4261
  • Rank: #66.
    Craven Community College
    Public
    $4,151
    800 College Ct
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252) 638-7200
  • Rank: #77.$4,177
    680 Highway 74 West
    Polkton, NC 28135
    (704) 272-5300
  • Rank: #88.$4,372
    2100 Silas Creek Pky
    Winston-Salem, NC 27103
    (336) 723-0371
  • Rank: #99.$4,715
    340 Victoria Rd
    Asheville, NC 28801
    (828) 254-1921
  • Rank: #1010.
    College of the Albemarle
    College of the Albemarle Photo - COA Campus
    Public
    $4,753
    1208 N Road St
    Elizabeth City, NC 27906
    (252) 335-0821
  • Rank: #1111.$4,808
    1637 Lawson Street
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919) 536-7200
  • Rank: #1212.
    Carteret Community College
    Public
    $4,980
    3505 Arendell St
    Morehead City, NC 28557
    (252) 222-6000
  • Rank: #1313.
    Pitt Community College
    Public
    $5,051
    1986 Pitt Tech Road
    Winterville, NC 28590
    (252) 493-7200
  • Rank: #1414.
    Alamance Community College
    Public
    $5,055
    1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
    Graham, NC 27253
    (336) 578-2002
  • Rank: #1515.
    Martin Community College
    Public
    $5,113
    1161 Kehukee Pk Rd
    Williamston, NC 27892
    (252) 792-1521
  • Rank: #1616.
    Lenoir Community College
    Public
    $5,159
    231 Highway 58 South
    Kinston, NC 28502
    (252) 527-6223
  • Rank: #1717.
    Blue Ridge Community College
    Public
    $5,376
    180 West Campus Drive
    Flat Rock, NC 28731
    (828) 694-1700
  • Rank: #1818.$5,406
    444 Western Blvd
    Jacksonville, NC 28546
    (910) 455-1221
  • Rank: #1919.
    Pamlico Community College
    Public
    $5,419
    5049 Hwy 306 South
    Grantsboro, NC 28529
    (252) 249-1851
  • Rank: #2020.
    Isothermal Community College
    Isothermal Community College Photo - Awards group, photo by Alan Beam
    Public
    $5,430
    286 ICC Loop Road
    Spindale, NC 28160
    (828) 286-3636
  • Rank: #2121.
    Tri-County Community College
    Public
    $5,435
    21 Campus Circle
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828) 837-6810
  • Rank: #2222.$5,440
    5337 US Highway 264 East
    Washington, NC 27889
    (252) 946-6194
  • Rank: #2323.
    Edgecombe Community College
    Public
    $5,448
    2009 W Wilson St
    Tarboro, NC 27886
    (252) 823-5166
  • Rank: #2424.
    James Sprunt Community College
    Public
    $5,450
    133 James Sprunt Drive
    Kenansville, NC 28349
    (910) 296-2400
  • Rank: #2525.$5,452
    2855 Hickory Boulevard
    Hudson, NC 28638
    (828) 726-2200
  • Rank: #2626.
    Richmond Community College
    Richmond Community College Photo - The Cole Auditorium
    Public
    $5,454
    1042 W Hamlet Ave
    Hamlet, NC 28345
    (910) 410-1700
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Bladen Community College
    Public
    $5,457
    7418 NC Hwy 41 West
    Dublin, NC 28332
    (910) 879-5500
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Sandhills Community College
    Public
    $5,457
    3395 Airport Rd
    Pinehurst, NC 28374
    (910) 692-6185
  • Rank: #2929.
    Robeson Community College
    Public
    $5,458
    5160 Fayetteville Road
    Lumberton, NC 28360
    (910) 272-3700
  • Rank: #3030.
    Wilson Community College
    Public
    $5,465
    902 Herring Ave
    Wilson, NC 27893
    (252) 291-1195
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.$5,468
    1105 Kelly Dr
    Sanford, NC 27330
    (919) 775-5401
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Wayne Community College
    Public
    $5,468
    3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 735-5151
  • Rank: #3333.
    Johnston Community College
    Public
    $5,473
    245 College Road
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 934-3051
  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Brunswick Community College
    Public
    $5,476
    50 College Rd
    Bolivia, NC 28422
    (910) 755-7300
  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Mitchell Community College
    Public
    $5,476
    500 W Broad Street
    Statesville, NC 28677
    (704) 878-3200
  • Show 33 more community colleges in North Carolina (out of 68 total colleges)
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