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Best Values in Colleges

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is ranked 1 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 22 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 85%
Applicants who took ACT 64%

SAT Verbal Score

700+27%
600-69947%
600+73%

SAT Math Score

700+30%
600-69949%
600+80%

ACT Score

30-3643%
24-2948%
24+92%

Students applied30,835
Students admitted8,243
Admission rate27%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate81%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,423
Fees$1,913
Room and board$10,592
Estimated book expense$1,484
Total cost$20,412

Cost after need-based aid$6,332
Cost after non-need-based aid$13,672

Average debt at graduation$17,602

Out of State

Tuition$31,505
Fees$1,913
Room and board$10,592
Estimated book expense$1,484
Total cost$45,494

Cost after need-based aid$31,414
Cost after non-need-based aid$38,754

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$14,080
Average non-need-based aid$6,740

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment18,370

Full-Time

Men7,296
Women10,274

Part-Time

Men400
Women400

Freshmen retained96%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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