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Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Online and Distance Education tuition charges are based on the student’s academic program and registration. Undergraduate Degree Seeking and Certificate Program Students, except undergraduate engineering students, taking all online and distance education courses are billed at the standard undergraduate online and distance education rate. Online Engineering courses are billed at the undergraduate engineering online rate.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

Online and Distance Education tuition charges are based on the student’s academic program and registration. Graduate Degree Seeking and Certificate Program Students, except graduate engineering, Computer Science and MBA students, taking all online and distance education courses, are billed at the standard graduate online and distance education rate. Online Engineering courses are billed at the graduate engineering online rate.

Services Your Fees Pay For

All Distance students pay an education and technology fee, which gives full access to NC State’s technology infrastructure and online environment.  However, students enrolled in Distance Education programs and Non-Degree Studies (NDS) students enrolled only in DE programs are not eligible for on-campus services such as the Student Health Center and the NC State Gymnasium. 

Financial AidFederal, state, institutional and private sources.

NC State’s financial aid advisors can help you understand the process and the funding options available to you from federal, state, institutional and private sources.

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Auditing Distance Ed Classes

For undergraduate and graduate degree students, the fee to audit a course is the same as if the course is taken for credit. On-campus graduate students, note that online graduate programs do not qualify for the free course audit available for on-campus courses.