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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Rating

Public

Type

32,346

Students

$34,198

Tuition

23%

Acceptance

#5

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Chapel Hill, NC

103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, NC 27599

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a very large public university located in Chapel Hill, NC ranked 64thin America. It has a total of 19,957 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 22.63% acceptance rate. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers 232 different majors and is best known for its health and fitness, peace studies and conflict resolution, and environmental science programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With a tuition cost of $7,019 for in-state students and $34,198 for those from out-of-state, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is somewhat moderately high-priced. 84.25% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $55,600 per year, which is 34% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$36,159/Year
Above Average

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

$36,159

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$51,407/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$35,243/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

23%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

23%

National

69%
Sat

1310 - 1500

42% of students submit

Admissions Yield

44%

ACT

26 - 32

51% of students submit

Application Website

www.admissions.unc.edu/Apply

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$85

Students

19,957Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

4,318

Part-Time

9
Male

41%

In-state

83%

Female

59%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

3%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
14% Business Administration and Management, General6% Biology/Biological Sciences, General5% Psychology, General74% Others

14% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

5% Psychology, General

74% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

14%

1275 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

6%

572 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

474 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

5%

461 Graduates

Economics, General

5%

408 Graduates

Mass Communication/Media Studies

4%

388 Graduates

Computer Science

4%

342 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General

4%

324 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors13:113:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

13

Number of Library Books

5,397,480

Academic Spend per Student

$27,786

Full-time Retention Rate

97%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$41,000/Year

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

$41,000

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$41,000

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$55,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

84%