Facts and Figures

$1.5B

in grants for Research and Sponsored Programs

242,000

students enrolled in System institutions in Fall 2020

69%

of undergraduate students from the state using financial aid

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Institutions and Affiliates

The NC Promise Tuition Plan

Affordability at $500 per semester

The NC Promise Tuition Plan reaffirms the state’s commitment to make
the university experience affordable and accessible to all.

Through NC Promise, the state has significantly reduced student tuition cost to
$500 per semester at three UNC system institutions – Elizabeth City State University,
the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and Western Carolina University.

Learn More About NC Promise