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

$8,980

$36,159

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
730
25th
640
75th
760
25th
640
75th
35
25th
28
75th
32
25th
26
75th
33
25th
28
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

25%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,445
Declined 31,328
Total Received 41,773
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Public

20,215

undergraduate students

11,945

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 32,160
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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
None
Chapel Hill, NC
27599

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
78%
Top 1/4
95%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
730
25th
640
75th
760
25th
640
75th
35
25th
28
75th
32
25th
26
75th
33
25th
28

Admissions Facts

Application fee $85
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) October 15
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline October 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Very Selective

25%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,445
Declined 31,328
Total Received 41,773

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

97%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

53%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$15,936

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,019
Room $6,878
Board $4,862
Additional fees $1,961
Books & supplies $990
Total $21,710
Average Financial Aid - $15,936
Total with Avg. Aid $5,774

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $22,628,080
State $14,343,678
Institutional $82,529,634
Other external $8,497,430
Total $127,998,822

Non-need-based

Federal $9,921
State $869,826
Institutional $6,993,535
Other external $11,111,796
Total $18,985,078

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Financial Aid Office


P: 919 962-8396
F: 919 962-2716
aidinfo@unc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Fencing
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, Alpine skiing, badminton, ballroom dance, baseball, basketball, crew/rowing, cross-country, equestrian sports, field hockey, fishing, golf, gymnastics, handball, ice hockey, judo, jump rope, marathon, martial arts, modern extension, mountain biking, non-tackle football, Nordic skiing, quidditch, racquetball, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, track and field (indoor/outdoor), triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), water polo, water skiing

Club Sports - Women's

aikido, Alpine skiing, badminton, ballroom dance, basketball, cheerleading, crew/rowing, climbing, cross-country, equestrian sports, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, judo, jump rope, handball, lacrosse, marathon, martial arts, modern extension, mountain biking, quidditch, racquetball, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, track and field (indoor/outdoor), triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), water polo, water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, capoeira, disc golf, flag football, lacrosse, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, spikeball, street hockey, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), walleyball, water polo

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Archeology.
Area Studies, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biostatistics.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Cell Physiology.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Science.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dental Clinical Sciences, General.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Epidemiology.
European Studies/Civilization.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Genetics, General.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Science/Studies.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library and Information Science.
Linguistics.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Science.
Maternal and Child Health.
Mathematical Statistics and Probability.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Anthropology.
Medical Informatics.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Movement Therapy and Movement Education.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Musicology and Ethnomusicology.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Science.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Organizational Leadership.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Pharmacology.
Philosophy.
Physical Sciences, Other.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Radio and Television.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
School Psychology.
Secondary School Administration/Principalship.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Toxicology.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Political Science

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

32,160

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

20,215
students

Female
59%
12,006

Male
41%
8,209

37%

11,945
students

Female
57%
6,770

Male
43%
5,175

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

18,765
students

Female
60%
11,248

Male
40%
7,517

7%

1,450
students

Female
52%
758

Male
48%
692

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: February 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 66
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
India
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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