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

Chapel Hill, NC

$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

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

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.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

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.

SAT & ACT

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

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1310-1500

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 28-33

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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30k

Students Enrolled

12%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can 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.

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%

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Financial 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

Financial Outlook

$50k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$15k

Average student debt after graduation

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.