Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is ranked 1 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 15 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 71%
Applicants who took ACT 78%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+26%
600-69949%
600+75%

SAT Math Score

700+30%
600-69948%
600+78%

ACT Score

30-3653%
24-2941%
24+93%

Students applied34,889
Students admitted9,400
Admission rate27%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate84%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,019
Fees$1,986
Room and board$11,556
Estimated book expense$1,604
Total cost$22,165

Cost after need-based aid$4,905
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,486

Average debt at graduation$20,852

Out of State

Tuition$32,602
Fees$1,986
Room and board$11,556
Estimated book expense$1,604
Total cost$47,748

Cost after need-based aid$30,488
Cost after non-need-based aid$40,069

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$54,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$17,260
Average non-need-based aid$7,679

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment18,523

Full-Time

Men7,364
Women10,505

Part-Time

Men339
Women315

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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