Your Journey Begins at Carolina.

You’re searching for a university that will open doors to the future you’ve always imagined. We’re here to help.

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In-person tours

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18%
of Carolina’s new students will be first in their families to graduate from college.

42%
of enrolling students were among the top 10 students in their high school class.

74%
of new students took part in service activities while in high school.

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Every UNC student that I met was so welcoming and nice. It makes me happy to know that UNC-Chapel Hill is full of so many friendly faces.

New Students

5,340

students join Carolina each year and make our campus the special place it is — one that's full of caring people, asking important questions, unafraid to explore.

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Affording Carolina

We are committed to meeting 100 percent of your family’s demonstrated financial need.

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First-Year Seminars

Small seminar classes let new Carolina students ask big questions and connect with their professors — and each other — in meaningful ways.

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