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University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Through its teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an educational and economic beacon for the people of North Carolina and beyond. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was the nation?s first state university to open its doors and the only public university to award degrees in the 18th century. Authorized by the N.C. Constitution in 1776, the university was chartered by the N.C. General Assembly Dec. 11, 1789, the same year George Washington first was inaugurated as president. The cornerstone was laid for Old East, the nation?s first state university building, Oct. 12, 1793. Hinton James, the first student, arrived from Wilmington, N.C., Feb. 12, 1795. The 729-acre central campus includes the two oldest state university buildings, Old East and Person Hall. Old East and Playmakers Theatre, an 1852 Greek-revival building are National Historic Landmarks. The American Society of Landscape Architects selected the Carolina campus as one of the most beautifully landscaped spots in the country. That listing is among the praise affirming the charm of mighty oaks, majestic quadrangles, brick sidewalks and other landscaping synonymous with UNC. Several national publications regularly publish rankings that listed Carolina prominently in categories...
62
2014
79
2015
78
2016
  • 68.10
    Overall Score
  • 76.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 44.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 77.1
    Faculty Student
  • 74.7
    Citations per Faculty
  • 34.2
    International Faculty
10
2015
14
2016
12
2017
  • 84.50
    Overall Score
  • 77
    Academic Reputation
  • 93.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 50.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 94.2
    H-index Citations
101-150
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 86.4
    Partnerships with Employers
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,474
International
486

Number of students

25,500
Postgraduate 31%
Undergraduate 69%

Number of international students

1,981
Postgraduate 53%
Undergraduate 47%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.