Visitors Guide to The University of North Carolina

About UNC

The University of North Carolina, UNC c/o @ uncchapelhill

The University of North Carolina, UNC c/o @uncchapelhill

The University of North Carolina (UNC) was founded in 1789 and is located in Chapel Hill, NC just 12 miles from neighboring Durham, home to UNC rival Duke. The public school's suburban campus covers 729 acres of land, and is home to total of 18,523, undergraduate students. UNC is ranked 30th amongst national universities, with The University of Virginia being a close academic comparison. Students who apply to UNC tend to apply to UVAVanderbilt, and Duke University as well. 

Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Region: South
Type: Public
Size: Large
Tuition: $8,591 USD in-state, $33,673 USD out-of-state

Sports Divisions: NCAA Division I
Greek Life: Yup

Admissions Page: Click here
Avg. SAT: 1970 out of 2400
Common App: Yes
Supplement Essays: Yes
Application Options: Early Action
Acceptance Rate: 30.50%

UNC Dining Guide

Where to Eat Near Campus

Planning a Visit to UNC

Fun Activities Near Campus