Academic Year 2022-23

Direct Total Costs

  • Tuition: $37,845 ($12,615/semester)
  • Lab & Activity Fees: $3,000 ($1,000/semester)
  • Total Degree Cost: $122,535

Institutional Fees

  • Enrollment deposit: $500
  • Graduation fee (charged in final semester): $150
  • Vehicle registration fee: $45/yearly

*Tuition and fees are subject to change

Indirect Costs

Major additional costs for the program will vary from student to student and may include, but are not limited to: textbooks, medical supplies, clothing, computers, lodging, utilities, gas, and professional memberships. Please see Estimated OTD Program Indirect Costs (updated March 2022) for additional details.

Financing Your Education and Additional Expenses

Student Loans: The majority of students finance all expenses through student loans. Students who plan to finance everything using student loans must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)* at studentaid.gov. after October 1 of the year prior to year they plan to enter the program. Students are then eligible for most federal and/or alternative loans once the FAFSA form has been submitted.

*For the 2022-23 academic year, students should use 2020 tax return data to complete the FAFSA

Federal Loans available:
Unsubsidized Loan: $20,500 maximum per year (not-credit based)
Grad PLUS Loan: $50,745 maximum per year (credit-based) [Applications open May 1]

Alternative Loans: Click here for more information about alternative loans.

Forgivable Loans (N.C. Residents Only):
College Foundation of NC Forgivable Loans for Service