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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 71%
Applicants who took ACT: 78%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 49%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 26%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 75%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 48%
SAT I Math score 700+: 30%
SAT I Math score 600+: 78%
ACT score 24-29: 41%
ACT score 30-36: 53%
ACT score 24+: 93%
Students applied: 34,889
Students admitted: 9,400
Admission rate: 27%
Students per faculty: 13
4-year graduation rate: 84%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 18,523
Full-time enrolled men: 7,364
Full-time enrolled women: 10,505
Part-time enrolled men: 339
Part-time enrolled women: 315
Freshmen retained: 97%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $7,019
Fees (in state): $1,986
Tuition (out of state): $32,602
Fees (out of state): $1,986
Room and board: $11,556
Est. book expense: $1,604
Total cost (in state): $22,165
Total cost (out of state): $47,748
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$4,905
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$14,486
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$30,488
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$40,069
Average debt at graduation: $20,852

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $17,260
Average non-need-based aid: $7,679

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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