Chapel Hill, NC
Tuition (in-state)
$24,954 ($5,128)
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Reviews 1650 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: South Campus (freshman dorms) is far away, but the dorms on North Campus are older but prettier and closer.

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5 College Freshman

Facilities: Carolina provides so many resources to its students, there are tons of places to go that are well kept and large

4 College Freshman

Facilities: At Carolina, there is always something to do. Lots of buildings and spaces to host events, speakers, discussions, and more.

4 College Freshman

Transportation: Campus shuttles and public transportation is easy to use and generally on time

2 College Freshman

Parking: Parking is terrible as campus is very compact. Free on the weekends. You don't need a car anyway

5 College Freshman

Computers: CCI (carolina computing initiative) is everywhere on campus and will help with any problem. WiFi is super fast and available everywhere

4 College Freshman

Academics: A lot of class options and opportunities in the department

5 College Freshman

Academics: Heavy workload, but manageable. Professors are simply the best in their field. Popular study areas are biology, psychology, business

4 College Freshman

Majors: There is a career center that helps w/getting internships

5 College Freshman

Majors: All of my professors have been outstanding, and I feel prepared to enter the workforce

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I've never felt unsafe on campus once, and I've walked all over alone at all hours. Emergency lights are everywhere, and there are safewalkers available at night

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Off campus housing usually cheaper than the dorms, lots of options but parking can be tricky

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Not a lot of pressure to do drugs at all, although they are available

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: housing on campus is not bad at all, the only bad residence hall is hinton james

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: campus health is not the best but certainly not the worst

3 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: the only thing that is really strictly enforced is the honor code

4 College Sophomore

Nightlife: pretty good, there is something for everyone and its easily accessible

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: stressful to find a good off-campus house, will be better with the new apartment complexes going in

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love my school. The day I got accepted to Carolina was the best day of my life and I have never once regretted my decision to attend UNC

4 College Sophomore

Academics: Hard preliminary classes, the sciences are known to be especially challenging majors, there are no easy A courses.

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: difficult but inspiring courses taught by amazing professors that really work to help and challenge their students

3 College Sophomore

Computers: the network cab be rather fickle but overall not a bad system

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: such a wide variety of students, amazing diversity compared to my high school

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: definitely some drug use but the culture of the school is not pressuring, you can still go to a bar or frat party sober and have fun

3 College Sophomore

Campus Dining: pretty good but gets old after awhile


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Kavita Gupta
Austin, Texas
Grad Year
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UNC is known for its great academics, abundant research facilities, and storied athletic programs. Students who are priviliged enough to attend Carolina are happy with their choice even though it may not always have been their dream. UNC has been in the top five public schools in the country for the past eight years, and it is considered a "public ivy," so it's no secret that the quality of education at Carolina is far above average. Students at Carolina are continually pushing borders, experiencing new things, and becoming individuals.

At the end of their collegiate careers, many boast of having had the best four years of their lives in Chapel Hill, and that is evidenced by the overwhelming alumni support. UNC will prepare you for what is to come after the beautiful undergraduate years under the perfect Carolina blue sky. But most importantly at Chapel Hill, it is important to cherish every moment because four years fly by, and the college experience is soon over. One of the best things about Carolina is the immense school pride with which the stuent body lives as Tar Heels. Sure, college will be difficult. There will be failed exams and broken hearts, but there will also be experiences that you will never forget—weekend trips with your friends, late night yo-po runs, foam parties at Pulse, Holi Moli, and many others. When you attend Carolina, you will receive a quality education and a great college experience.

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