Financial Information

Estimated Tuition & Fees

Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Credit Hour(s) North Carolina Residents Total Cost
(Per Semester)
Non-Residents of North Carolina Total Cost
(Per Semester)
1 $1,374.67  $2,121.01
2 $1,948.95 $3,441.62
3 $2,523.22 $4,762.22
4 $3,097.50 $6,082.83
5 $3,671.77 $7,403.44
6 $4,658.15 $9,136.15
7 $5,232.42 $10,456.75
8 $5,806.70 $11,777.36
9+ $6,856.47 $13,573.47
The total cost listed above includes the Belk College of Business current Distance Education Tuition Increment.

A detailed breakdown of program tuition and fees is available by visiting Niner Central. Information on North Carolina resident status for tuition purposes is available from the UNC Charlotte Registrar’s Office.

Tuition for new students reflects a special increase approved by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. All tuition revenue generated through the special increase will be allocated to the program to improve student services, enhance orientation and special programs, and lay the foundation for future growth in the program.

UNC Charlotte is a publicly-supported institution. Tuition payments and other required student fees meet only a part of the total cost of the education of students enrolled. On the average, for each full-time student enrolled in an institution of the University of North Carolina, the State of North Carolina appropriated $12,868 per year in public funds to support the educational programs offered.

Financial Assistance

A limited number of Graduate Assistantships are available each year for M.S. in Economics students. For full consideration, answer “Yes” to the Graduate Assistantship question on your online application. The department will consider all applicants who have indicated interest.

For specific questions, contact the Graduate Programs Office

Additional information on financial aid and student loans is available on the UNC Charlotte Student Financial Aid website.