Frequently Asked Questions About Distance Education Tuition

What fees do I pay as an Online and Distance Education student?

For detailed information regarding undergraduate and graduate tuition and fees, services fees, and audits as a distance education student please visit:

Does financial aid cover Online and Distance Education courses?

Financial Aid eligibility is determined by the Financial Aid Office. We encourage you to contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid directly.

In addition, a limited amount of grant funding is available to students who are enrolled in Online and Distance Education degree programs. Criteria for funding is based on academic merit, demonstrated financial need, and enrollment in multiple Online and Distance Education courses per semester.

For additional information please visit NC State’s Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid website: or Phone (919) 515-2421.

Will I be charged separately for my on-campus lab with my Online and Distance Education course?

Students receive one tuition bill from NC State. It includes both on-campus and DE courses. Depending on your student status, on-campus and DE courses may be billed at different rates. See for more information.

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