Tuition, Fees, and Payment

High quality. Great value. Save more than $42,000 in tuition and fees over two years by choosing Central Piedmont Community College. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

Cost estimates are intended as a resource. Your actual total costs may vary based on your enrollment, program, and individual need. Some programs, such as healthcare and hospitality programs, require additional expenses including uniforms, clinicals, licensure, and certification exams. Program pages will tell you if you have additional expenses. Review the PDF for additional details.

Estimated Tuition and Fees (PDF)


Save more than $42,000 on average with doing your first 2 years at Central Piedmont. On average, a four-year university costs more than $23,000 in the first year alone. 4-year college or university in the Charlotte area accredited by SACSCOC cost an average of $23,948 in tuition and fees (including room and board where applicable) per year. A UNC system school costs an average of $6,284 per year. We cost an average of $3,244 per year.