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Carteret Community College

Morehead City, NC 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate99%
Acceptance Rate99%

Carteret Community College Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time Carteret Community College students was $2,432 a year for in-state students and $8,576 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.

Remember, the displayed price of tuition does not mean much if you plan to use financial aid to help pay for college. Many students pay far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make theprice of collegefeel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.

Does Carteret Community College Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Carteret Community College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $2,432 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.

Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. These institutions offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.

Attending an insitution where you qualify for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the overall cost of college. Don't forget to verify your state's guidelines for how to qualify for in-state residency. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be other criteria too, depending on where you live.

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Is Carteret Community College's Tuition Different for International Students?

Tuition at Carteret Community College is the same for all students.

International students usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but may qualify for private or school-specific aid and scholarships.


Carteret Community College Room, Board, Fees, and More


In addition to tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when estimating the cost of attendance for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Carteret Community College.

House and Food Costs at Carteret Community College

Carteret Community College doesn't provide on-campus housing for students, so there are no charge for dorms, however students should consider other housing costs when estimating the cost of various schools

Meal-plan costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

How Much Do Books Cost at Carteret Community College?

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

There may be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have resources so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these costs.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at Carteret Community College

The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus walkable? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use public transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation. At Carteret Community College, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

The location of a college or university can impact your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in an urban area might be pricey, but there may be more trains, busses and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Carteret Community College campus is located in a small town setting in North Carolina.

Other Costs

When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.


Financial Breakdown for Carteret Community College


Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better estimate of the actual cost of attending Carteret Community College.

Total Cost of Carteret Community College

What will the cost of attending Carteret Community College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $2,432
Out-of-State Tuition $8,576

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Financial Aid at Carteret Community College


In 2022, 0 of the 1,347 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

Most Common Loans for Carteret Community College Students

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Carteret Community College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Carteret Community College

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2022, a total of $5 million was awarded in need-based scholarships.

Net Cost of Carteret Community College

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Carteret Community College students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Carteret Community College seem more manageable.

What will attending Carteret Community College really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Carteret Community College's net cost calculator on their website.

Carteret Community College Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Carteret Community College Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


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Carteret Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,002

In State

$6,610

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,824
$6,432
Fees
$178
$178
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Carteret Community College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,347

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

99%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,002

Out-of-State

$6,610

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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