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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Overview

Student Population
30,011
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill overview
Location Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Online unc.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 42,465 prospective students applied, and 9,610 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,182 enrolled in the school.  25,220 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,791 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,019 plus fees of $1,961. UNC Chapel Hill is ranked 48 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

9/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
9/10
Resources
10/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

UNC Chapel Hill is rated within the top 12% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill overview
SAT 1310/1500
ACT 28/33
GPA 4.6
Applications Accepted
22.6% 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill overview
Applications Due Jan 5, 2021
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $85

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Annual Cost to Attend

North Carolina Resident Tuition
$7,019
In State Costs for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$972
Other Fees$1,961
Room and Board $11,526
Budget for Other Expenses$2,750
Total One Year Cost$24,228
Out of State Resident Tuition
$34,198
Out of State Costs for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$972
Other Fees$1,961
Room and Board $11,526
Budget for Other Expenses$2,750
Total One Year Cost$51,407

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$66,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
89% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 17%
Communication 11%
Biology 8%
Business 8%
Psychology 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199120 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Current students may use the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.