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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Address: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Description University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Year of foundation: 1795
  • Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
  • Age of students: from 18 years
  • Type of education: mixed
  • Language learning: English.

North Carolina’s oldest university, located in Chapel Hill, is a state-owned institution of higher education, chief among state campuses, which has several schools and colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Further education department
  • College of basic (general) education
  • Business School
  • Summer school
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Information Sciences
  • School of Library Sciences
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Journalism, etc.

The school has about 29,000 students, 18,000 of them - at the undergraduate, 11,000 - at the master's and doctoral degrees.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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  • Age of students: from 18 years
  • Dates: September
  • Duration: 3-5 years.

Along with reliable academic knowledge, the University of North Carolina focuses on the development of student's personal qualities: honesty, initiative, ability to optimally adapt to a new environment. The first two years at the undergraduate students are engaged in general education programs, during which time they gradually determine their future specialization. In total, the university offers 77 programs - among the most popular:

  • Biology
  • Media and Journalism
  • Sport
  • Economy
  • Business management, etc.


  • Age of students: Bachelor
  • Dates: September
  • Duration: 16-33 months.

Further education is presented in the magistracy offering more than 100 programs with various degrees. Among the total number of students, 37 percent are future masters and doctors.

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The University attaches great importance to the sports development of its students - especially cultivated:

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Women's football.

The university team won the NCAA championship 6 times in different years. Successful and women's football team, for which played one of the most famous players, two-time Olympic champion Mia Hamm. Other popular university sports include lacrosse, field hockey, baseball.


  • One of the best research universities
  • Two Nobel laureate among university graduates
  • Growing popularity among applicants - in 2019, an increase of 3% compared with 2018, when almost 45 thousand applications were received
  • Famous graduates, including Michael Jordan - American basketball player, James Knox Polk - 11th President of the United States of America
  • Highly qualified teachers, including several thousand professors.

Equipment University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina is famous not only for its high level of academic teaching, but also for the historical symbolism of the university, represented by architectural structures (in particular, Old Well, a rotunda with a fountain built between the two oldest student dormitories). According to legendary tradition, a first-year student must drink water from a fountain in order to successfully complete 4 years of study. Another symbol and peculiar monument is the poplar, which is more than 300 years old: according to the legend, the death of the poplar will mean the collapse of the university. The university is also known for its unique collection of books, newspapers, magazines published by communities around the world: in addition to printed publications, the collection contains handwritten materials, coins, paper money, etc.

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For foreign students, the University of North Carolina offers the following rates:

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In some faculties, the payment for equipment, materials, membership in specialized student associations, etc is added to the basic tuition fees and the flat fee:


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Tariffs for students with a bachelor's degree:

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The academic year consists of two semesters - spring and autumn.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

All applicants - both residents and foreigners - have equal requirements:

  • Fill out an application form with detailed information about yourself and relatives, including sisters and brothers, indicate significant events - Olympiads, events, etc.
  • Make a mandatory administrative fee for submitting an application - 85USD
  • Write three essays - one in the main application, two as an answer to the question asked
  • Provide a certified official copy of the certificate of secondary education and its transcript with grades in all studied subjects
  • Provide a document from the official school representative for detailed information about the school and school programs
  • Present SAT test results (ACT)
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from a specialized teacher, which describes in detail the personal and academic qualities of the student, his abilities
  • Provide Grade Exam Grades
  • Provide language certificates: TOEFL 100, IELTS 7.0, PTE - from 68.

The deadline for submitting documents is January 15: at the end of January, the applicant receives a notification from the selection committee about the decision. The student, in turn, must confirm the introductory invitation before May 1.

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- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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