In-state tuition for one year of community college, on average, is about $2,400 in North Carolina, while out-of-state tuition is $8,500 — a remarkable and sometimes game-changing benefit to residents. At UNC-Chapel Hill, a semester of in-state tuition costs $9,018, while the same semester costs $36,000 for out-of-state students.
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For more on the residency determination process used for higher education in North Carolina, read our series here.