University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Graduate Schools

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (referred to as UNC) is a Public, 4 years school located in Chapel Hill, NC. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is $12,522 for North Carolina residents and $30,248 for out-of-state students. The school has 10,894 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 30,011 including undergraduate students.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Graduate School Overview

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (referred to as UNC) is a Public, 4 years school located in Chapel Hill, NC. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1900 - Current[Estimated Date]).
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (referred to as UNC)
Address103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone919-962-2211
Webhttps://www.unc.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.admissions.unc.edu/Apply
Financial Infohttps://studentaid.unc.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is $12,522 for North Carolina residents and $30,248 for out-of-state students. The school has 10,894 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 30,011 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 154 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 16 programs are available online classes.
UNC Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$30,248
$12,522 for North Carolina Residents
Student Population10,894
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs154 graduate programs
(16 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is $12,522 for North Carolina residents and $30,248 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $517 for North Carolina residents and $1,386 for out-of-state students. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
UNC 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
North Carolina Residents$12,522
Out-of-State$30,248
Tuition per Credit Hour
North Carolina Residents$517
Out-of-State$1,386
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at UNC
Distance Learning (Online Classes)16 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is $12,522 for North Carolina residents and $30,248 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.80% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$9,143$1,931$26,354$1,931
2016-2017$9,643$1,963$26,854$1,963
2017-2018$9,943$1,986$27,154$1,986
2018-2019$10,243$1,969$27,454$1,969
2019-2020$10,552$1,970$28,278$1,970
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $14,276 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.88% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,276. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.88% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$10,902$3,414$10,902$3,414
2016-2017$11,218$3,404$12,218$3,404
2017-2018$11,556$3,404$11,556$3,404
2018-2019$11,190$2,686$11,190$2,686
2019-2020$11,526$2,750$11,526$2,750
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $517 for North Carolina residents and $1,386 for other students at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.97% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$508$1,464
2016-2017$536$1,492
2017-2018$552$1,509
2018-2019$502$1,346
2019-2020$517$1,386
The law school tuition at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is $24,480 for North Carolina residents and $41,626 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $34,695 for North Carolina residents and $62,089 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Dentistry$35,609$5,044$62,124$5,044
Medicine$32,746$1,949$60,140$1,949
Pharmacy$22,387$1,948$44,948$1,948
Law$21,141$3,339$38,287$3,339

Graduate Programs at UNC

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers 164 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,386 students have completed their study at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Offered Degrees at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree84142,178
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship621501
Doctor's degree - other72707
Post Bachelor's Degree870
Post Master's Degree310
Total164253,386

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers 164 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,386 students have completed their studies.
  • 2,178 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 707 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 14 completers-
Environmental Science14-
Architecture [+] 40 completers-
0-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning40$54,100
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
African Studies0-
American/United States Studies/Civilization0-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 34 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Mass Communication/Media Studies18-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia16-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 69 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Science/Studies37-
Computer Science32-
Education [+] (1 completers) 108 completers$43,300
Education28$43,300
Secondary School Administration/Principalship27-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services20-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching16-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)12-
Education (other)5-
Engineering [+] 4 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 20 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics5-
German Language and Literature1-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)10-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
Legal Studies [+] 8 completers-
Law0-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers8-
English Language And Literature [+] 4 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Library Science [+] 45 completers$41,200
Library and Information Science45$41,200
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 44 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biomedical Sciences0-
Biochemistry0-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology1-
Genetics0-
Cell Physiology0-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology1-
Pharmacology0-
Toxicology5-
Biostatistics21-
Bioinformatics0-
Ecology3-
Epidemiology13-
Neuroscience0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 22 completers-
Mathematics2-
Mathematical Statistics and Probability20-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 44 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences27-
International/Global Studies14-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 32 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science32-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 8 completers-
Philosophy6-
Religion/Religious Studies2-
Physical Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry11-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical5-
Physics6-
Materials Science0-
Psychology [+] 24 completers-
Psychology24-
School Psychology0-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 209 completers-
0-
Public Administration81$51,400
Public Policy Analysis1-
Social Work127$42,300
Social Sciences [+] 50 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology4-
Economics11-
Geography4-
Political Science and Government25-
Sociology6-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 23 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4-
Fine/Studio Arts7-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (16 completers) 498 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist31-
Dental Clinical Sciences24-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management91$65,900
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)0-
Physician Assistant20-
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (other)2-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist6-
Medical Scientist10-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design11-
Public Health68$58,900
Public Health Education and Promotion47-
Maternal and Child Health44-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist25-
Physical Therapy/Therapist0-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor19-
Medical Informatics11-
Movement Therapy and Movement Education0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)89-
Business [+] (4 completers) 842 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management793$124,900
Accounting49$58,100
History [+] 13 completers-
History13-
Total2,178
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 8 completers-
Environmental Science8-
Architecture [+] 6 completers-
0-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning6-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
African Studies0-
American/United States Studies/Civilization4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 15 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric8-
Mass Communication/Media Studies7-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Science/Studies5-
Computer Science16-
Education [+] 35 completers-
Education17-
Curriculum and Instruction4-
Educational Leadership and Administration14-
Engineering [+] 6 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering6-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 7 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics0-
German Language and Literature1-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)2-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
English Language And Literature [+] 14 completers-
English Language and Literature14-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 138 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Biomedical Sciences2-
Biochemistry5-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology15-
Genetics15-
Cell Physiology8-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology1-
Pharmacology5-
Toxicology9-
Biostatistics17-
Bioinformatics7-
Ecology3-
Epidemiology36-
Neuroscience6-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 19 completers-
Mathematics11-
Mathematical Statistics and Probability8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 11 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences11-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 13 completers-
Philosophy8-
Religion/Religious Studies5-
Physical Sciences [+] 58 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry39-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical2-
Physics10-
Materials Science3-
Psychology [+] 22 completers-
Psychology15-
School Psychology7-
Human Services [+] 9 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis3-
Social Work6-
Social Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology7-
Economics10-
Geography5-
Political Science and Government5-
Sociology7-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 61 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist3-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management15-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design19-
Public Health Education and Promotion8-
Maternal and Child Health2-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist1-
Medical Informatics0-
Movement Therapy and Movement Education2-
Nursing Science11-
Business [+] 9 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management9-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total501
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 489 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist9-
Dentistry81-
Medicine180-
Pharmacy160-
Physical Therapy/Therapist31-
Nursing Practice28-
Total707
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia0-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (8 completers) 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health0-
Maternal and Child Health0-
International Public Health/International Health0-
Public Health (other)0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Total0
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship0-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Library and Information Science0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at UNC

For academic year 2019-2020, total 10,894 students enrolled into University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate schools where it has total 30,011 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 6,694 full-time and 4,200 part-time students. By gender, 4,797 male and 6,097 female students are attending University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,8944,7976,097
Full-time6,6942,8203,874
Part-tme4,2001,9772,223
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
There are 6,665 White (61.18%), 789 Black/African American (7.24%), 655 Hispanic (6.01%), 828 Asian (7.60%), and 1,957 students with other races. 1,064 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,8944,7976,097
American Indian/Native American221210
Asian828349479
Black/African American789268521
Hispanic655275380
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1266
White6,6652,9503,715
Two More503209294
Un-Known356158198
Non-resident Alien1,064570494
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,242 graduate students (11.40% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 876 graduate students (8.04% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Number of Students
Total10,894
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,242
Enrolled Some Online Courses876
Not in Online Courses8,776
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 2,994 students are aged 20 to 24 (27.48% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.01%), 198 students are aged above 50 (1.82%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,8944,7976,097
Age 18-19110
Age 20-2117862116
Age 22-242,8161,0391,777
Age 25-294,2191,8372,382
Age 30-341,917989928
Age 35-39882463419
Age 40-49683322361
Age 50-6418675111
Over 641293

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