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Financial Matters

Incoming exchange students pay tuition to their home institution rather than to NC State. Students will be responsible for housing, meal charges and health insurance. Estimates for these costs are outlined below.

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Estimated Costs

Fee TypeAcademic Year 22-23 (Per Semester Costs)
SEVIS Fee$220.00
On Campus Housing$3,525 – Shared room in residence hall
$4,150 – Apartment in Wolf Village
On Campus Meal Plan$800 – $2,860 – Meal plans vary upon choice
Health Insurance$1,400**
Resnet (Internet)$140 (on campus residents only)
Cable Service$192.50 in residence halls*
$46 in apartments
Books$400 – $600 – varies

*Residence halls include Global Village, Arts Village, Wellness Village, and WOW Villages

** Students with existing health insurance will have the opportunity to waive out of coverage

Students can view their bill at any time on their MyPack accounts. All charges must be paid by the billing deadline indicated, shortly following arrival. Students should frequently check their account status, as they may not receive a paper bill for all charges.

Methods of Payment

All methods of payment can be found on the Student Services website. Below are a few payment options.