18,862
Students
Financial aid thermometer
19,626
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
23
23%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a University institution located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Phone: 919-962-2211

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biostatistics Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Middle School Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Romance Languages Related Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40,919
Applied
9,709
Accepted
18,862
Enrolled
24%
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Female Admissions

23,854
Females Applied
5,785
Females Accepted
24%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

17,065
Males Applied
3,924
Males Accepted
23%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

80
Application Fee
4.67
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Counselor's statement

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th March 31st
Other early decision plan October 15th January 31st
Transfer February 15th April 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 675 640 720
SAT Math 672 620 720
ACT Composite 30 27 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,019
In-state
33,202
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,968
Full-time student fees
11,190
Room & board
6,610
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

19,626
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,732
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,993
Avg. Loan Aid
7,924
Avg. Grant Aid
17,607
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
80%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

18,862
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.83%
Black or African American 7.96%
White or Caucasian 62.17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.44%
Asian 10.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.48%
Other 3.7%

Gender

Male (41.16%)
Female (58.84%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 51%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Fall Fest, Late Night with Roy and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
More
1 co-ed fraternity
Most popular organizations:
Residence Hall Association, Carolina Fever, Campus Y, UNC-CH Habitat for Humanity and Carolina for the Kids Foundation (Dance Marathon)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
crime prevention initiatives, campus-wide emergency alert system, cell phone/GPS security options

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

2,313
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,672
Part-time - 641
Male - 1,248
Female - 1,065