Tuition and fees shall be charged in accordance with state statutes and according to schedules established by the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges (“State Board”) and/or the College’s Board of Trustees (“Board”). The State Board establishes a general and uniform semester tuition rate for curriculum students. The State Board establishes both a North Carolina resident rate and a nonresident rate. Whether a student is a resident for tuition purposes shall be established in accordance with N.C.G.S. § 116-143.1 and -143.3 (for purposes of Armed Forces personnel and their dependents). For more information concerning residency requirements, see – Tuition Residency Requirements. The rate for auditing a course is the same as taking the course for credit (with the exception of Senior Citizens).
In-State Tuition: Tuition is $76.00 per credit hour up to sixteen credit hours for in-state students.
Out-of-State Tuition: Tuition is $268.00 per credit hour up to sixteen credit hours for out-of-state students.
Tuition rates are subject to change by action of the North Carolina General Assembly.
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*Maximum Tuition per semester (based upon sixteen semester hours)
Pursuant to 1E SBCC 700.1, the Board adopts the following local fees. The College shall deposit receipts derived from local fees in an unrestricted institutional account. The College will only use the local fee receipts for the purposes for which the local fee was approved. The President shall annually report all required local fees to the State Board.
Local Fee Waiver
The following groups are exempt from the Student Activity Fee, the Instructional Technology Fee and the College Access and Parking Fee: 1) all student who are exempt from paying tuition and registration fees; 2) continuing education students, except as other listed herein; and 3) individuals who participate only in meetings and seminars organized by the College (i.e., a group of people gathered for a one-time basis primarily for discussion under the direction of a leader or resource person).
All students will be required to pay applicable Specific Fees and Other Fees.
Authorized Local Fees