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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,066 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 14 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

59% Women
41% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Atlantic Coast Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $448,223)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $127,853)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 105 90 Yes -
Baseball 36 - Yes -
Basketball 18 13 Yes Yes
Fencing 22 24 - -
Field Hockey - 29 Yes Yes
Football 124 - Yes -
Golf 10 10 Yes Yes
Gymnastics - 15 Yes -
Lacrosse 51 34 Yes -
Rowing - 68 Yes -
Soccer 33 32 Yes Yes
Softball - 21 Yes -
Swimming and Diving 40 35 Yes -
Tennis 12 11 Yes Yes
Volleyball - 20 Yes Yes
Wrestling 31 - Yes -
Badminton - - - Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Cricket - - Yes -
Cycling - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Squash - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Track and Field, X-Country - - Yes -
Water Polo - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 6.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 9.8%
Hispanic 4.2%
Non-resident alien 4.7%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 7.1%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 66.7%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 10
Drug Law Violation 32
Liquor Law Violation 70
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 19
Property Crime 33
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Audrey from Athens, GA
  • 4
  • My dorm experience was great, but I was able to reside in one of the most ideally located dorms on UNC's campus. Although my room was small, all of my…

  • Jun-18-2012 Read More
  • Kayla from Wilmington, NC
  • 5
  • i lived in a dorm through my junior year and loved it! it's a great way to meet new people and being close the hustle and bustle of campus is…

  • Jan-25-2012 Read More
  • Carolina Girl
  • 5
  • all dorms are what you would expect but it is the people that makes living on campus great. living on campus allows you to meet great people and get involved…

  • Feb-02-2012 Read More
  • Jennifer from Canton, OH
  • 5
  • dorm life really gives you a chance to meet fellow tarheels and get to know the campus. so many students live on campus that the residence life organization is really…

  • Feb-27-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Rachel from Chapel Hill, NC
  • Jan-14-2015 I am a current student here

    Lots of variety at Rams, but Lenoir is very small with not enough seating. Granville has very good food but it get repetitive.

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  • 3
  • Madison from Cary, NC
  • Jan-02-2015 I am a current student here

    The dining hall has tons of options and it is pretty good. But not matter what, dining hall food gets boring...I was sick of it by the end of the semester.

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  • 4
  • Jiaxi from Mooresville, NC
  • Dec-21-2014 I am a current student here

    We have buffet type of dinning system, which means you can eat as much as you can and stay as long as they open! Late night will help you get through long lasting night.

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  • 4
  • Logan from Reidsville, NC
  • Dec-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The main dining hall, Lenoir, is a great place to go during the day while you are on Main Campus for class. The staff is exceptionally nice, and the food is amazing as well. Rams Head is the dining hall on South Campus, where most Underclassmen eat. Late Night, which goes from 9 PM to 12 AM, is my favorite part of the day, as the dining hall serves breakfast food for dinner!

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  • 4
  • J.D.
  • Nov-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Carolina does a pretty good job of offering a variety of dishes at each meal. The hours on the weekends aren't the best, but as long as you know the schedule and you can plan, you'll be fine. Late night at Rams Head is a favorite for freshmen, but it doesn't offer the healthiest choices. Stick to regular dining hours for more nutritious dishes. Carolina Dining Services (CDS) posts the menus for the various locations on their website. You can also get the nutritional content of each dish along with special notes like 'contains nuts' or 'gluten-free'. A plus for those of you interested in sustainability - Top of Lenoir and Rams Head both compost back-of-house. Tip - you won't need an unlimited plan. Unless, maybe, you are training for an eating contest. Or perhaps if you like to eat small meals multiple times (more than 3) throughout the day. Otherwise, I'd say it's better to go with a smaller plan. Most people don't use up their plan and at the end of the semester we have 'Swipe Fest' where people post on Facebook when they will be at Lenoir or Rams to swipe people in for free.

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  • 5
  • Alexandra from Matthews, NC
  • Nov-22-2014 I am a current student here

    I will start off by saying that I have the Unlimited Plan. Food=Life. There are few better things on this planet than Carolina's Dining Hall cookies. The breakfast is great and I die every time I eat their omelets and breakfast potatoes. The food varies from day to day, but I have been impressed by Carolina's Dining Halls. The better food though is on Franklin Street. The food ranges from classics, such as Panera, to Topo, which overlooks Franklin Street and has a classy atmosphere. There are also late night $2 personal pizzas and Carrboro with all of its adorable food and shops nearby.

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  • 4
  • Michelle from Cary, NC
  • Jun-16-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    So good. Really, yum. The buffet style dining halls have literally anything and everything you want to eat. They also have chickfila and other mini restaurants.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Michael from Indialantic, FL
  • Dec-18-2014 I am a current student here

    As a fraternity member, I enjoy it. Most fraternities and sororities are open and welcoming (few exceptions) to new members. However, if you are expecting to be let into events without knowing members, you won't be admitted.

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  • 0
  • Katherine from Williamsburg, VA
  • Mar-11-2014 I am a current student here

    It exists. Personally, I am not a part of it, but my roommate is and she loves it. Greeks and non-Greeks definitely hang out and interact.

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