As one of the nation’s leading land-grant institutions, founded on the principles of openness, accessibility and service to its people, NC State promises access to education for all.

Here’s an estimated look at your financial responsibilities as a full-time NC State undergraduate student, living on campus. Using our net price calculator, you can find out your eligibility for financial aid and estimate additional out-of-pocket expenses.

For more information about scholarships and financial aid opportunities, contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

A student’s financial need is defined as the difference between the cost of attending NC State for one academic year and the expected family contribution toward paying those costs.

Financial aid usually includes a combination of scholarships and grants, loans or work-study programs. The following financial aid options are available for U.S. students committed to pursuing an undergraduate degree: