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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 84%
Applicants who took ACT: 69%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 52%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 24%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 77%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 50%
SAT I Math score 700+: 32%
SAT I Math score 600+: 82%
ACT score 24-29: 46%
ACT score 30-36: 47%
ACT score 24+: 93%
Students applied: 31,332
Students admitted: 8,929
Admission rate: 28%
Students per faculty: 13
4-year graduation rate: 81%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 18,350
Full-time enrolled men: 7,355
Full-time enrolled women: 10,215
Part-time enrolled men: 408
Part-time enrolled women: 372
Freshmen retained: 97%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,648
Fees (in state): $1,943
Tuition (out of state): $31,730
Fees (out of state): $1,943
Room and board: $10,902
Est. book expense: $1,442
Total cost (in state): $20,935
Total cost (out of state): $46,017
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$6,144
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$14,151
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,226
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$39,233
Average debt at graduation: $18,945

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $14,791
Average non-need-based aid: $6,784

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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