Durham Tech supports students with affordable options for tuition, fees, books, & pop-up expenses. We're here to make your college journey more accessible!

Durham Tech Promise

Durham Tech Promise provides recent high school graduates in Durham and Orange counties up to $1,000 each year for two years. That means less focus on cost – and more on success.

Financial Aid

All students are encouraged to start by applying for Financial Aid. Be sure to review the information about financial aid advisors, types of aid, refunds, eligible programs, and how to apply. View the Financial Aid Chart that explains all types of financial aid available.


Aside from financial aid and loans, there are a number of scholarship resources. Some scholarships are provided by Durham Tech. Be sure to read more about our Durham and Orange ConnectFunds Scholarships. There are also scholarships provided by community organizations as well as scholarships for students of all immigration backgrounds.

Next NC Scholarship

The Next NC Scholarship is a financial aid program that helps most North Carolinians from households making $80,000 or less pursue higher education by fully covering tuition and fees at any community college or more than half, if not all, of tuition and fees to attend any public university in the state.

Loans and Payment Plan

Learn the steps to to getting a loan. Durham Tech has teamed up with Nelnet to provide a tuition payment plan that breaks down tuition balance into affordable monthly payments. 

Work-Study Opportunities

Work-Study opportunities are available on campus for eligible students who want to gain work experience and earn money.

To get a general estimate for the full cost of attending Durham Tech, use our Net Price Calculator.

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