University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$9,232

$37,226

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
47%
600-699
44%
500-599
7%
400-499
0
700-800
51%
600-699
37%
500-599
10%
400-499
0
30-36
57%
24-29
34%
18-23
7%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,608
Declined 32,858
Total Received 42,466
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Public

19,355

undergraduate students

10,796

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, founded in 1789, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the Kenan-Flagler Business School, the Division of Continuing Education, the Graduate School, and the Schools of Dentistry, Education, Information and Library Science, Media and Journalism, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Global Public Health, and Social Work. Its 729-acre campus is located in Chapel Hill, 30 miles northwest of Raleigh.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 30,151
Established in 1789
Coeducational Coeducational

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729-acre campus in Chapel Hill (population: 59,862), eight miles from Durham. Served by bus; major airport serves Raleigh (30 miles); train serves Durham. School operates transportation on campus and to Duke U. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Raleigh-Durham
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Raleigh-Durham International

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill
27599

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Residence Hall Association
  • Carolina Fever
  • Campus Y
  • UNC-CH Habitat for Humanity
  • Carolina for the Kids Foundation (Dance Marathon)

Top Events

  • Fall Fest
  • Late Night with Roy
  • Homecoming

Fun Facts

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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • crime prevention initiatives, campus-wide emergency alert system, cell phone/GPS security options

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
78%
Top 1/4
95%
Top 1/2
99%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
47%
600-699
44%
500-599
7%
400-499
0
700-800
51%
600-699
37%
500-599
10%
400-499
0
30-36
57%
24-29
34%
18-23
7%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $85
Application deadline January 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 4.39

Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,608
Declined 32,858
Total Received 42,466

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA
class rank
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
racial/ethnic status

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
interview
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 103
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,230
Room & board $11,740
Additional fees $2,002
Books & supplies $990
Other fees $1,966
Total $23,928
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Fencing
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Squash

Club Sports Women

Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Squash

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Archeology
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biostatistics
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Science
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Health
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
European Studies/Civilization
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Science/Studies
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Music Performance, General
Music, General
Neuroscience
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Philosophy
Physical Sciences, Other
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

30,151

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

19,355
students

Female
59%
11,510

Male
41%
7,845

36%

10,796
students

Female
57%
6,132

Male
43%
4,664

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

18,728
students

Female
60%
11,206

Male
40%
7,522

4%

627
students

Female
49%
304

Male
51%
323

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 96%
Student 4 year graduation rate 84%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

831

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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