1: UNC is a public research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. First enrolling students in 1795, it is one of several schools to claim the title of the oldest public university in the United States.
2: motto : "Light and liberty" | Established December 11, 1789 Location :Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States Campus University town 729 acres (3.0 km2) | Nickname: Tarheel Mascot: Rameses Colors: baby blue and white
3: UNC has a strong history in athletics, most notably in men's basketball, women's soccer and men's lacrosse | The biggest rivalry on campus is with Durham's Duke University. Located only eight miles from each other, the schools regularly compete in both athletics and academics. The Carolina-Duke rivalry is most intense, however, in basketball
4: Population : Students 29,390 Undergraduate 18,579 Postgraduates 10,811
5: UNC is consistently ranked in the top five among public universities, and its total costs are generally lower than the other top-ranked schools. Chapel Hill's schools of medicine, law, and business all have excellent reputations.
6: Admissions Data (2011): Percent of Applicants Admitted: 32% GPA, SAT and ACT graph for UNC Test Scores 25th / 75th Percentile SAT Critical Reading: 590 / 700 SAT Math: 610 / 710 SAT Writing: 590 / 690
7: ACT Composite: 27 /31 ACT English: 26 / 33 ACT Math: 26 / 32 ACT Writing: 8 / 9
8: Enrollment (2010): Total Enrollment: 29,390 (18,579 undergraduates) Gender Breakdown: 41% Male / 59% Female 94% Full-time
9: Costs (2011 - 12): Tuition and Fees: $7,009 (in-state); $26,834 (out-of-state) Books: $1,150 Room and Board: $9,470 Other Expenses: $3,686 Total Cost: $21,315 (in-state); $41,140 (out-of-state)
10: Financial Aid (2009 - 10): New Students Receiving Aid: 70% UNC Chapel Hill Scholarships Grants: 49% Loans: 23% Average Amount of Aid Grants: $10,174 Loans: $5,606
11: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Economics, English, Health and Physical Education, Nursing,& Psychology First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 96% Transfer Out Rate: 3% 4-Year Graduation Rate: 75% 6-Year Graduation Rate: 88%