College Of The Week: University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

UNC Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, often referred to as UNC, is a public institution that was founded in 1789. 

Located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, UNC has been ranked by US News as the 28th National University in the nation. ⁣⁣(Tied with Wake Forest University) 

Enrollment

The University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, has a total undergraduate enrollment of 19,355 students with a 22.7% acceptance rate.

UNC FACTS

DEADLINES

  • The Regular Decision Deadline is January 15th
  • Application fee: $85

TUITION AND FEES

UNC’s tuition and fees amount to $9,021 for in-state students and $36,200 for out-of-state students.

In 2020, the price of Room and Board was $11,740.

Yet, this does not mean you would have to pay that amount, as UNC is known for granting generous financial aid packages to students who need them.

FINANCIAL AID

UNC is also known for its impressive list of notable alumni.

Some of these include personalities of the likes of Andy Griffith, Ken Jeong, and basketball LEGEND Michael Jordan.

Notable Alumni

UNC is also known for its impressive list of notable alumni.

 

Some of these include personalities of the likes of Andy Griffith, Ken Jeong, and basketball LEGEND Michael Jordan.

That’s right, it all started at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where Jordan attended from 1981-1984 delivering a National Championship in 1982 and earning the player of the year award in 1984.

Jordan returned to Chapel Hill in 1986 to finish his degree in Cultural Geography. 

Although Jordan’s $2 billion dollars may skew the data, to this day UNC geography professors cite this as the highest paying major in Carolina. 

Watch this video to see where other Sports legends went to college!

Location

RANKING

#28 in National Universities 

(Tied with WFU)

In 2020, the graduation rate for UNC seniors was 9%⁣. 

Stay tuned for next week’s “College of the Week” highlight. 

As always, if you have any questions, please let us know!

– Laura 

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