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While there are costs associated with taking summer classes (such as tuition, fees and books), NC State and the Summer Start program are committed to assisting students in participating in the program. The amount of available financial aid varies year to year, but financial aid may be available for the Summer Start program depending on your specific circumstances. Review the information below to learn more about financial aid and the potential costs associated with participating in Summer Start.

Have questions about finances? Please not hesitate to reach out to our staff with any questions you may have!

Scholarships and Financial Aid

To be considered for financial assistance, make sure you have completed your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and that it has been sent to NC State University. As a reminder, NC State’s priority deadline to complete the FAFSA is March 1 (Federal School Code: 002972).

To help in learning more and applying for financial aid, follow the steps below:

  1. Discover more information about the different types of financial aid by clicking here.
  2. Find out if you are eligible for financial aid by reviewing NC State’s eligibility requirements to receive financial aid. Note: To receive financial aid, you must be in a degree-seeking program and enrolled in at least six credit hours during the Summer Start program.
  3. Click here to learn about the six steps you must take to apply for and receive financial aid.
  4. Still have questions? Find out who your financial aid counselor is by clicking here. You can email your counselor or call Scholarships & Financial Aid at 919.515.NCSU.
  5. Please note that changes in number of credit hours taken or on-campus housing status may result in a change in awarded financial aid, even after it has been offered/and or disbursed by NC State.

To learn more about the services and resources offered to help you financially navigate your academic career, including applying and receiving financial aid, visit the NC State Student Services Center.

Projected Program Costs

Your individual expenses will depend on how many courses you take, how much you want to spend on books/supplies you need to purchase. And, don’t forget your extra spending money!

Costs for 2020 

 In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition & Fees (estimated for 6 credit hours)$1,421.28$5,495.28
Textbooks (estimated)$200$200
TOTAL*$1,621.28$5,695.28

Note:Please note that changes in number of credit hours taken may result in a change in awarded financial aid, even after it has been offered/and or disbursed by NC State. Additionally, costs may vary and depend on number of credit hours student is enrolled in. For more information, visit the Cashiers Office.

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