University of North Carolina at Chapel HillSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$8,980

Avg in-state tuition

$36,159

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill enrolls over 29,000 students annually. The first public university in the country, UNC-Chapel Hill has an acceptance rate of 23% and a graduation rate of 91%. The university has more than 70 undergraduate programs and over 160 graduate programs, including 14 online graduate programs. UNC-Chapel Hill is also home to about 150 research centers and institutes. Learners can choose from more than 900 student groups and organizations.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

23% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 23%

Retention Rate (High Retention Rate) 96%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 91%

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1310-1500

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 28-33

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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59%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

30k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

59%

Asian

10%

Black

8%

Hispanic

8%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Two or more races

5%

Unknown

4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

22% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

22%

State Grant Aid

22%

Institution Grant Aid

41%

Pell Grant

22%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,100
State Grant Aid $4,402
Institution Grant Aid $12,482
Pell Grant Aid $4,846
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.