North Carolina residents paid $2,602 to attend the two-year public institution this year $55 more than the $2,547 charged for 2016-17.
Non-residents paid 236.1 percent more than residents this year, or $8,746. Their price tag grew 0.6 percent from $8,691 in 2016-17.
About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are North Carolina residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.
Data shows 74 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 337 students received grants or scholarships totaling $1.69 million and 64 students took out student loans totaling more than $436,224.
Including all undergraduates, 3,631 students used grants or scholarships totaling $17.04 million. Another 1,393 took out $8.89 million in federal student loans.