Facts and Figures
in grants for Research and Sponsored Programs
students enrolled in System institutions in Fall 2020
of undergraduate students from the state using financial aid
Institutions and Affiliates
Big Difference, Big Impact
Research and Innovation
Excellent and Diverse Institutions
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.