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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

country rank 31
world rank 34

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University Overview

Founded in 1789, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Chapel Hill (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 227 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name

Acronym

UNC

Founded

1789

Motto

Lux Libertas Light, Liberty

Colours

Carolina blue and white

Mascot

Rameses

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University Location

Address

103 South Building Cb 9100
Chapel Hill (population range: 10,000-49,999)
27599 North Carolina United States

Telehone

+1 (919) 962 2211

Telefax

+1 (919) 962 2279

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 20-30%

Admission Office

Jackson Hall CB #2200
Chapel Hill 27599-2200+1 (919) 966 3621

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 30,000-34,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff over-5,000

Control Type

Control Type Public

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to 's Library

Housing

University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning

Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • University of North Carolina System
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)


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