Rank: 60

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NCwww.unc.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1320/30
Enrollment
19,342
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation's first public university, has long been known as one of the best bargains for a competitive school. Among the strongest departments at UNC are biology and other sciences, traditional liberal arts such as religious studies, and journalism. The typical student scores about 650 on each part of the SAT, but...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$25,700
% of students who get any grants
53%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$11,600
Average price for low-income students
$4,200
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
91%
% of need met
100%
% of students who get merit* grants
5%
Average merit grant
$7,500
student success
Graduation rate
90%
Average time to a degree
4.1 years
Average student debt
$15,000
Average salary within 5 years
$46,800
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
33%
admissions
Acceptance rate
31%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1320/30
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
15-Jan

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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