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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC USA 27599

Founded in 1789, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) is one of the oldest public universities in the United States. Two of its most well known and highly ranked programs are the Kenan-Flagler Business School and the School of Medicine. Notable alumni include former President James K. Polk, NBA star Michael Jordan, and two Nobel Prize recipients.

UNC has established itself as one of the most competitive public universities, with an overall ranking of 29 nationwide. Its acceptance rate is 25%. UNC’s in-state tuition is $8,980 per year, plus fees, and its out-of-state tuition is $36,159 per year, plus fees. Generous financial aid is available. Nearly 20,000 undergraduates and 12,000 postgraduates attend UNC. The university offers 95 bachelor’s degrees and over 170 graduate degrees and programs, many of which consistently earn high spots in national rankings. UNC follows a semester-based academic calendar.

Students at UNC enjoy sporting events, service opportunities and a diverse offering of recreational programs. Popular programs include a variety of outdoor activities and a 1,200 foot zip line. Its men’s basketball team draws large crowds and has won several national championships. Chapel Hill, home to about 59,000 residents, is widely known as one of the best college towns in America. Students can network within Chapel Hill’s professional opportunities and explore the historic town’s range of restaurants, music, cultural activities, and trails.

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