University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Ranking & Review

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Chapel Hill Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 22 28
Top 1%

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate24%24%25%
Applicants39,65016,44923,201
Admissions9,6733,9055,768
Enrolled undergraduates4,3561,6952,661
Enrolled total (including graduate students)29,91112,73717,174

4,348 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,420 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $85. Application fee for graduates - $88.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,678
Percent of students submitting SAT scores39%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
680
Math
685

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,790
Percent of students submitting ACT scores64%
ACT Composite
30
ACT English
31
ACT Math
29

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $25,569 $51,152
Off-campus $25,569 $51,152
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,556 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 10,113 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $7,019 $32,602
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,986 $1,986
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $266 $1,247
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,943 $27,154
Fees for full-time graduates $1,986 $1,986
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $552 $1,509

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 7 322 477 558 1,364
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 413 875 13 1,301
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 516 45 142 703
Social Sciences 585 59 43 687
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 553 29 15 597
Psychology 396 19 28 443
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 300 18 318
Physical Sciences 211 29 77 317
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 216 54 23 293
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 78 192 6 276
Legal Professions and Studies 9 196 205
Education 42 123 28 193
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 186 2 188
Mathematics and Statistics 120 31 20 171
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 67 47 10 124
History 95 7 21 123
English Language and Literature & Letters 107 3 11 121
Natural Resources and Conservation 85 26 9 120
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 82 16 16 114
Visual and Performing Arts 61 28 6 95
Philosophy and Religious Studies 36 15 15 66
Engineering 50 3 6 59
Library Science 43 43
Architecture and Related Services 39 4 43
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 26 26
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 9 9
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1 1
Grand Total74,5572,1871,2498,000

A total of 4,564 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

At the master's and doctor's level 3,436 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate91%89%93%
  • Full-time retention rate - 96%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesUNC
Founded1789
MottoLux Libertas
Light, Liberty
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscarolina blue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff13,199
Instructional FTE2,125
Research FTE1,481
Public Service FTE1,036
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.unc.edu
Address103 South Bldg Cb 9100
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27599
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone9199622211
Fax+1 (919) 962 2279

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