University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1789
Address: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-0001, United States of America
Introduction

Since its establishment in 1789 as the first public university in the nation, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. Our unique school spirit has been forged through more than two centuries of academic excellence, public service, and athletic, professional, and personal achievement. Students have access to innovative programs and opportunities to contribute to groundbreaking research in disciplines ranging from Biomedical Engineering to Business. The University is located in Chapel Hill, a sophisticated college town that is adjacent to the Raleigh-Durham metropolitan area – an area with a population of more than 1.7 million people and a diverse range of collegiate activities, professional opportunities, resources, neighborhoods, cultural events and more. For more, see www.admissions.unc.edu.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities
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2018
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2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
2
Nursing
7
Public Health
8
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
9
Statistics
9
Business Administration
10
Education
12
Biological Sciences
15
Key Statistics
28225
Total Enrollment
2067(7.3%)
International Students
19492
Undergraduate Enrollment
1000(5.1%)
International Students
8733
Graduate Enrollment
1067(12.2%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
African and Afro-American Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Sciences and Engineering
Archaeology
Art History
Art, Studio
Asian Studies
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biostatistics
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classics
Clinical Laboratory Science
Cognitive Science
Communication Studies
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Contemporary European Studies
Creative Writing
Dental Hygiene
Dramatic Art
Economics
Education
Engineering
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Environmental Studies
Exercise and Sports Science
French
Geography
Geology
Germanic Languages and Literatures
Global Studies
Health Policy Management
History
Information and Library Science
Interdisciplinary Studies
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Linguistics
Management and Society
Marine Sciences
Material Sciences
Mathematical Decision Science
Mathematics
Medieval Studies
Music
Nursing
Nutrition
Peace, War and Defense
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics and Astronomy
Playwriting
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Public Policy
Radiologic Science
Religious Studies
Slavic Languages and Literatures
Sociology
Spanish
Women's Studies
Writing for the Screen and Stage
Graduate Programs
Anthropology PHD
Art History MA, PHD ARTH
aterials Science MS, PHD MTSC
Biochemistry & Biophysics BCBP
Bioinformatics & Computational Biology BCB
Biology MA, MS, PHD BIOL
Biomedical Engineering MS, PHD BMEJ
Biostatistics MPH, MS, DRPH, PHD BIOS
Business Administration PHD BUSI
Cell & Developmental Biology CBIO
Cell & Molecular Physiology PHYI
Certificate in Auditory Learning-First Years (CERAUDC)
Chemistry MS, PHD CHEM
City & Regional Planning MCRP, PHD PLAN
Classics MA, PHD CLAS
Clinical Research MSCR CLIR
Communication Studies PHD COMM
Comparative Literature PHD CMPL
Computer Science MS, PHD COMP
Curriculum and Instruction* EDD EDUC
Dental Hygiene Education MS DHED
Doctor of Audiology (AUD)
Doctor of Dentistry (DDS)
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Doctor of Pharmacy (PHARMD)
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Doctoral residential PHD SOWO
Doctorate/master's in Education MA, PHD EDUC
Dramatic Art MFA DRAM
Ecology MA, MS, PHD ECOL
Economics MS, PHD ECON
Educational Leadership EDD EDLR
Endodontics MS ENDO Summer II TBA
English PHD ENGL
Environmental Sciences & Engineering MPH, MS, MSPH, MSEE, PHD ENVR Spring* TBA
Exercise & Sport Science MA EXSS
Folklore MA FOLK
Genetics & Molecular Biology GNET
Geography MA, PHD GEOG
Geological Sciences MS, PHD GEOL
German Studies PHD GERJ
Health Behavior/Health Education MPH, PHD HBHE
History MA, PHD HIST
Juris Doctor (JD)
Linguistics MA LING
Marine Sciences MS, PHD MASC
Mass Communication MA, PHD MSCM
Master of Accounting (MAC)
Master of arts in Teaching MAT SESP Summer II TBA
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Law for Foreign Lawyers (LL. M.)
Master of School Administration (MSA)
Masters in Molecular Diagnostic Science (MMDS)
Masters in Radiologic Science (MRS)
Mathematics MA, MS, PHD MATH
Microbiology & Immunology MCRO
Musicology MA, PHD MUSI
Neurobiology NEUR
Non-degree program Non-degree ROML exchange
Nutrition MS, MPH, PHD NUTR
Occupational Science PHD OCSC
Occupational Therapy MS OCCT
Operative Dentistry MS DENG Summer II TBA
Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology MS ORPA Summer II TBA
Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology MS ORAD Summer II TBA
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery MS ORSU Summer II TBA
Oral Biology (see listing below) MS, PHD OBIO
Oral Biology MS, PHD OBIO
Orthodontics MS ORTH Fall TBA
Pathology PATH
Pediatric Dentistry MS PEDO Summer II TBA
Periodontology MS PERI Summer II TBA
Pharmaceutical Sciences MS, PHD PHRS Fall TBA
Pharmacology PHCG
Philosophy PHD PHIL
Physics & Astronomy MS, PHD PHYS
Prosthodontics MS PROS Summer II TBA
Psychology PHD PSYC
Public Administration MPA PADM
Public Health MPH, PHD EPID
Public Health Nursing- off-campus MPH PHNX Spring TBA
Public Health Nursing- residential MS PHNU Spring TBA
Public Policy PHD PLCY
Rehabilitation Counseling & Psychology MS RPSY
Religious Studies MA, PHD RELI
Residential MPH PUBH Spring TBA
Russian & East European Studies MA RUES
School Counseling MED EDGC Summer I TBA
School Psychology MED, PHD EDSP
Selected Master of Education (MED) programs
Slavic Languages & Literatures MA SLAV
Sociology PHD SOCI
Statistics & Operations Research MS, PHD
Studio Art MFA ART
Technology and Communication MA MATC
Toxicology TOXC