What is NC Promise?
The State of North Carolina established the NC Promise Tuition Plan to increase access to a quality university education by reducing student costs. Undergraduate students at three UNC System campuses, Elizabeth City State University, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and Western Carolina University, pay only $500 for in-state tuition and $2,500 for out-of-state tuition each fall and spring semester.
Who is Eligible?
There are no eligibility requirements to take advantage of NC Promise. All undergraduate students, including full and part-time new freshmen, returning students, transfer students, and students in online programs, receive the NC Promise tuition rate. Costs for part-time students are pro-rated based on the number of credit hours taken. The out-of-state tuition rate also applies to undergraduate international students.
How Do I Apply?
You only need to apply for undergraduate admission to one of the three universities that are designated as NC Promise schools: Elizabeth City State University, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and Western Carolina University. If you are accepted, you will receive the NC Promise state benefit automatically.