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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 76%
Applicants who took ACT: 74%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 50%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 25%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 75%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 51%
SAT I Math score 700+: 29%
SAT I Math score 600+: 80%
ACT score 24-29: 42%
ACT score 30-36: 52%
ACT score 24+: 94%
Students applied: 31,953
Students admitted: 9,510
Admission rate: 30%
Students per faculty: 14
4-year graduation rate: 82%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 18,415
Full-time enrolled men: 7,299
Full-time enrolled women: 10,346
Part-time enrolled men: 391
Part-time enrolled women: 379
Freshmen retained: 97%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,881
Fees (in state): $1,953
Tuition (out of state): $31,963
Fees (out of state): $1,953
Room and board: $11,218
Est. book expense: $1,442
Total cost (in state): $21,494
Total cost (out of state): $46,576
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$4,250
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$14,018
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$29,332
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$39,100
Average debt at graduation: $20,127

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $17,244
Average non-need-based aid: $7,476

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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