Other Tuition Information

Explanation of Main Campus Tuition and Required Fees

Main Campus Tuition and Required fees must be paid by all students enrolled in one or more campus-based courses. Amounts listed in parenthesis are the authorized full time fee rates for Academic Year 2023-2024.

Main Campus Tuition: Receipts for tuition are used to defray a part of the total cost of instruction and other academic expenses.

Additional Professional Tuition: Differential tuition is charged for students enrolled in some graduate level programs. The differential revenue is used to directly support the graduate programs associated with the differential charge and graduate students within the program.

Educational/Technology Fee: These fees provide for specialized instructional supplies and services and for scientific and information technology equipment. ($403)

Health Service Fee: This fee finances health and medical services for students, including the maintenance and operation of the Student Health Center. ($319)

Association of Student Governments fee: Association of Student Government (ASG fee) funds the UNC System Association of Student Government. This money is used to cover all operating expenses of the organization as the organization conducts the work of advocating for all students within the UNC System. ($1)

Campus Safety and Security Fee: These fees fund campus safety and security initiatives, including salaries, training, and operations: ($60)

University Fees: University fees are required fees for all main campus students. University Fees can be broken down into the following categories: ($2126)

Student Activities Fee: These fees provide funds for nonacademic student services and for the maintenance and operation of facilities used in conjunction with those services. Included are funds to operate student union and intramural facilities, and funds that provide for student organizations, yearbooks, and student activities and programs. ($718)

Athletics Fee: These revenues provide funds for intercollegiate athletic programs and for the maintenance and operations of athletic facilities. ($773)

Indebtedness Fees:  Under the policy for the establishment of fees adopted by the Board of Governors in 1993 and revised in 2003, fees for the retirement of indebtedness are approved at the time a project is approved and established at the time that debt is incurred. Indebtedness fees, once established, remain in effect until the debt is retired. ($445)

Special Fees: These fees provide funds for specific needs that are not financed from other revenue sources. ($190)

At this time the university does not impose any additional charges specifically related to verification of student identity. Students enrolled in distance education classes in which proctored exams are required may incur charges levied by the proctoring site they choose. Students may obtain a list of proctors located within their geographic area along with any associated fees on the UNC Online Academic Services website at this location ECU Testing Center