ESC students pay the regular full-time undergraduate tuition and fees throughout their time as undergraduates, including once they have been conditionally admitted to The Graduate School and begin taking master’s courses in their senior undergraduate year. They pay Hussman School graduate tuition and fees during their fifth year at Carolina and enroll in a summer term to complete the final thesis project. Federal student loans are available through theĀ Office of Scholarships and Student Aid.

Semester(s) In-state tuition and fees Out-of-state tuition and fees
Years 1-4 Regular undergraduate rates Regular undergraduate rates
Year 5 fall $8,425 $16,708
Year 5 spring $8,425 $16,708
Year 5 summer term* $855* $1,680*
Total $17,705^ $35,096^

*Students may choose, in consultation with a faculty advisor, to complete the project during an additional semester, instead of summer. This will result in higher tuition and fees in the final term.
^In addition to cost of undergraduate study; based on current rates