How Will I Afford It?
For many students, applying to college is only half the battle. Deciding how you’ll pay for your education is the other half—and it can be overwhelming, considering all the expenses involved in getting a good education. Fortunately, NC State University has many financial aid options. From scholarships to loans, you don’t have to break the bank in order to hit the books.
how much does it cost?
Here's an estimated look at your financial responsibilities as a full-time NC State undergraduate student, living on campus.
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You can find a complete breakdown of undergraduate expenses for in- and out-of-state, full-time students on the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid site.
Students at NC State are assigned specific financial aid advisers according to your last name. You can find your financial aid adviser's name, direct phone number and e-mail address by visiting the online directory.
Please note, there is no financial assistance available from NC State University for international undergraduate students. International undergraduate applicants must present evidence of sufficient financial resources to meet projected expenses as detailed in the required Certificate of Financial Responsibility (CFR). Visit the Office of International Services for more information. Additional resources for outside scholarships available to international students can be found on the Financial Aid website: http://www7.acs.ncsu.edu/financial_aid/schpinternational.html
terms to know
FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Need - the difference between the cost of attending NC State for one academic year and the expected family contribution toward paying those costs
Scholarships and grants - gift awards that require no repayment or work obligation
Loans or work-study programs - self-help forms of aid that require repayment or involve employment