M.A. Program: Cost & Funding

Tuition and Fees (2021-22, estimated)

  Per semester1 Program total2
In-state students $8,454 $28,852
Students who gain N.C. residency after first year3 $17,110/
$8,454
$46,165
Out-of-state students $17,110 $57,677

1Rates for a full load of nine or more credit hours

2Approximate total based on estimated 2021-22 rates, including lower rate for final semester working on thesis/thesis project

3Many students successfully apply for in-state status one year after moving to North Carolina. Residency decisions are based on the state's qualification requirements.


More information about tuition and fees is available from the Office of the University Cashier.


Financial Aid Office

Students can apply for federal loans through the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid.