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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Location

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 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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Fencing yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

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

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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 transferred

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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