University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

country rank  35
world rank  46

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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 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 229 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNC
Founded 1789
Motto Lux Libertas
Light, Liberty
Colours Carolina blue and white

University Location

Address 103 South Building Cb 9100
Chapel Hill (population range: 10,000-49,999)
27599 North Carolina
United States
T +1 (919) 962 2211
F +1 (919) 962 2279

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Jackson Hall CB #2200
Chapel Hill 27599-2200
+1 (919) 966 3621

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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

Memberships and 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)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019