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Chapel Hill, North Carolina

UNC Chapel Hill Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UNC Chapel Hill are primarily White with a smaller Asian population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 8%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 2%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 39% more female students than male students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UNC Chapel Hill has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Gender ratio of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students
Gender Number of Students
Men 12,563
Women 17,448

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UNC Chapel Hill serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 82 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 82%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,893 per year

19% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
30,011
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3.9%
Part time Undergrads 1.9%

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.