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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 4 Year
  • CHAPEL HILL, NC

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

editorial

UNC is a highly rated public university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in the Raleigh Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 18,528 undergraduate students. Admissions is competitive as the UNC acceptance rate is 23%. Popular majors include Communications, Biology, and Psychology. Graduating 91% of students, UNC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $41,000.

About

103 SOUTH BLDG CB 9100
CHAPEL HILL, NC 27599
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Rankings

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UNC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
23%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1310-1500
ACT Range
28-33
Application Fee
$85
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$10,085 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$16,394 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
65%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 145 responses
36%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 172 responses
38%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 172 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    9%
  • On Campus
    91%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,528 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
626
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 100 responses
  • Motivated
    31%
  • Passionate
    20%
  • Determined to succeed
    18%
  • Tired
    11%
  • Smart, passionate, atypical
    7%
  • Great value
    4%
  • Die-hard Tar Heel fan
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 193 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 240 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 105 responses
  • The Carolina Way
    33%
  • Prestigious.
    20%
  • GDTBATH
    14%
  • The greatest place on earth
    10%
  • Diverse
    8%
  • Exciting
    4%
  • Southern Part of Heaven
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$55,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
91%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 80 responses

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