Tuition Billing Statement

UNC Charlotte use of tuition:
Instruction: 53%,
Academic & Institutional Support: 22%,
O&M of Plant and Other: 13%,
Need-Based Aid: 8%,
Student Services: 4%

All need-based financial aid shown above is supported solely through tuition receipts.

  • Academic & Institutional Support – funds academic and operational administration including university leadership and business functions such as finance, human resources, and legal services
  • Instruction – primarily faculty salaries and benefits, supports all aspects of the direct academic mission of the university
  • Need-Based Financial Aid – provides tuition-related aid to students with a demonstrated financial need
  • Student Services – encompasses the student-related administrative needs of the university including admissions, registrar, academic counseling, and career counseling
  • Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of Plant and Other Expenses – contributes to the operation and maintenance of the physical plant, utilities, and IT infrastructure

Undergraduate Tuition

Annual Full-Time Tuition  $3,812   $18,474 
General Fees   
Athletics$824$824Funds intercollegiate athletics, including salaries and team operations.
Educational & Technology$622$622Funds specialized instructional supplies and services for scientific and information technology equipment.
Health Services$335$335Funds medical services for students, including the salaries, maintenance and operation of student health centers.
Student Activities$650$650Funds nonacademic student services (student unions, intramural facilities, student organizations, newspapers, yearbooks, and entertainment programs).
Campus Security Fee$60$60Funds campus safety and security initiatives, including salaries, training, and operations.
Debt Service$720$720Funds the principal and interest for capital projects. Examples for UNC Charlotte include the Student Union, Football Stadium, Health Center, and University Recreation Center.
Total Tuition and Fees$7,023$21,685 

Beginning in August 2017, resident undergraduate tuition is fixed for students who remain continuously enrolled for eight semesters.

In the year ended June 30, 2023, UNC Charlotte received approximately $324 million in appropriations from the North Carolina General Assembly, providing an additional $13,908 towards the total cost of education for each resident student.