Office of Undergradute Admissions, Jackson Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 919-966-3621
About University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • Year of Foundation 1789
  • Size of Campus 729 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 16,764
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59% 41% 16%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,865 in-state, $21,753 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,670
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $70
  • Enrollment No. 17,565
Carolina’s vibrant people and programs attest to the University’s long-standing place among leaders in higher education since it was chartered in 1789 and opened its doors for students in 1795 as the nation’s first public university. Situated in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, N.C., UNC has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. Carolina prides itself on a strong, diverse student body, academic opportunities not found anywhere else, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 33
  • Number of sororities 19
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Muslim Students Association, North Carolina Hillel, Young Life, Newman Catholic Student Center, and many other religious organizations
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 12%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Movement, Carolina Hispanic Association, Hellenic Student Association, Korean-American Student Association, Association of International Students, Asian Student Association, Arab Club, International Health For
  • Setting Suburban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 33
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 19
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Dance Marathon, International Festival, University Day, Midnight Madness, Fall Fest, Derby Days, Jazz Festival
  • Percent students who are frat members 11%
  • Number of honor societies Golden Key, Phi Betta Kappa, Psi Chi (Psychology National Honor Society), Frank Porter Graham Graduate and Professional Honor Society, Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Raleigh-Durham Airport (20), Greensboro (60)
  • Distance to nearest train Durham (8)
  • Distance to nearest bus Chapel Hill (1)
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 42%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 74%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 62
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Microforms 4,987,306
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums Art museum, National Public Radio station, outdoor drama, Latin American studies, and marine science institutes, anthropology research lab, garden classrooms, arboretum, botanical garden, planetarium
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 316,829
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 18,030
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 2,475
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 5,710,686
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 260
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number of e-books 1,325
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 700
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 7,000
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 53,444
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 29%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Federal
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 61%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Accenture, American Airlines, AmeriCorps, Bank of America, BB&T, Black & Decker, Boston Consulting Group, Carolinas HealthCare System, Carolinas Medical Center, Centex Homes, Corporate Executive Board, Credit Suisse, Deloitte Consulting, Duke University,
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
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