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2023 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina

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  1. #1 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    Duke University

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    4 Year,

    DURHAM, NC,

    1170 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says It's really good and I enjoy the community and people here. Duke University is multi-faceted in the various opportunities it has to offer. When I arrived I was confused and completely out of my...To sum up my experience at Duke has been nothing short of transformative in the best way possible..

    Read 1170 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 8%,

    Net Price: $26,932,

    SAT Range: 1470-1570,

  2. #2 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    Wake Forest University

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    4 Year,

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC,

    843 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I’m a rising Junior at wake and I’ve LOVED my time here. With that said, this is definitely a fantastic school for most girls; everyone can find their place. For boys, ONLY COME HERE if you are...Housing I think is our second biggest issue. Junior year if you don’t go abroad (or do), you’re screwed since you have to live on campus. Sophomore year also doesn’t have the best housing. I wish...Food is pretty good I would say, academics are good (not too challenging, I’m a psych major but 100% depends on major), many ways to get involved, and overall gorgeous campus and great place to learn....

    Read 843 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 32%,

    Net Price: $26,324,

    SAT Range: 1270-1410,

  3. #3 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    4 Year,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    2544 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says UNC Chapel-Hill is definitely challenging academically, but overall an excellent institution! Despite lots of challenges with the COVID-19 year (part of my sophomore spring and entire junior year), I....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $10,038,

    SAT Range: 1280-1490,

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  5. #4 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    North Carolina State University

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    4 Year,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    3336 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says As a current undecided student, I think that NC State creates a very cohesive community amongst their students and staff. My current advisor truly cares about her students and wants to assist them in....

    Read 3336 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $14,600,

    SAT Range: 1230-1410,

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  7. #7 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina - Wilmington

    4 Year,

    WILMINGTON, NC,

    1897 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says UNCW isn't as large as many other UNC schools, but the opportunities available to students - learning communities, scholarships, research, study abroad, extracurriculars, networking - are incredibly...UNCW is not the most diverse institution. Their commitment to worldliness and diversity is vocal: things like demographic-based student organizations, encouraging every student to study abroad, and....

    Read 1897 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 68%,

    Net Price: $17,946,

    SAT Range: 1160-1310,

  8. #8 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    East Carolina University

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    4 Year,

    GREENVILLE, NC,

    2977 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Very good school. Excellent environment and people are super friendly! Academics are top tier as well. Very good school. Excellent environment and people are super friendly! Academics are top tier as....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $15,403,

    SAT Range: 1020-1170,

  9. #10 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    Western Carolina University

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    4 Year,

    CULLOWHEE, NC,

    1560 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says WCU is a wonderful school for students to not only learn academically, but to also expand their knowledge on personal and social matters. It is a safe place to expand your mind through classes and....

    Read 1560 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 48%,

    Net Price: $13,221,

    SAT Range: 1020-1220,

  10. #11 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTE, NC,

    3354 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The university has great academics, and has extra help available and tutoring as well for several classes, that offer drop in hours for any student that needs them. It also has an incredible nursing....

    Read 3354 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $16,029,

    SAT Range: 1110-1280,

  11. #12 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina - Greensboro

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    4 Year,

    GREENSBORO, NC,

    3074 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Beginning college is a stressful experience for any freshman, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro has allowed me to transition into this new chapter of my life with ease— I have been....

    Read 3074 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $9,853,

    SAT Range: 980-1160,

  12. #14 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    Winston-Salem State University

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    4 Year,

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC,

    1254 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Winston Salem State University has made it a point to make information accessible. I am a transfer student from a community college and the transfer could not have gone smoother! My advisor has been extremely helpful in answering a long list of questions about transferring credits, my path towards a Doctorate of Physical Therapy program, and more. Overall, they are an affordable, inclusive, and helpful university that I would recommend to many people. I have several friends and family members that have earned degrees here and they all have had....

    Read 1254 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $11,868,

    SAT Range: 900-1030,

  13. #20 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    Barton College

    4 Year,

    WILSON, NC,

    426 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The environment at Barton College is awesome with great people all around! I am an athlete at the college and help is always there when needed not only for student-athletes but also normal students.....

    Read 426 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $24,111,

    SAT Range: 930-1120,

  14. #21 Best Value Colleges in North Carolina.

    Campbell University

    4 Year,

    BUIES CREEK, NC,

    1322 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says There are many great things about attending Campbell! For one, Campbell is a consistently growing school. Campbell provides for their students, and genuinely cares for their students. At Campbell,....

    Read 1322 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $26,299,

    SAT Range: 1010-1210,

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