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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2,087 reviews
  1. Chapel Hill, NC
  2. 4 Year
#31 in Best Colleges in America
A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    B-
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
Address
103 South Bldg Cb 9100
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Website

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
28%
SAT Range
1220-1420
ACT Range
28-32
Application Fee
$80
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$10,936/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $4,431/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,915/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,080/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,562/ year
  • $110k+
    $22,728/ year

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.108 responses
39%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.108 responses
44%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.108 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
17,570Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 44 responses
  • Determined to succeed
    14%
  • Great value
    5%
  • Laid back
    2%
  • Motivated
    41%
  • Passionate
    25%
  • Tired
    14%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
33%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.135 responses
Poll
30%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.181 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Awesome
    5%
  • Diverse
    10%
  • Exciting
    2%
  • Prestigious.
    29%
  • The Carolina Way
    50%
  • The greatest place on earth
    5%

After University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
90%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.38 responses

Reviews

2,087 reviews
  • Excellent
    421
  • Very Good
    895
  • Average
    660
  • Poor
    77
  • Terrible
    34
Course are difficult, but there's always help around!
  • College Sophomore
  • 22 days ago
The value of a degree from UNC is one of the best.
  • College Sophomore
  • 27 days ago
Most of the professors I have had I enjoyed.
  • College Sophomore
  • 27 days ago