For Prospective Students
Established in 1793 as the first state university in the nation, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is one of the leading graduate research universities. We offer 66 doctoral and 102 master's degree programs.
We invite you to learn more about graduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by visiting the links below.
- Graduate Degree Programs
- Departmental information sessions and open houses
- Directory of Classes
- Why UNC?
- How to Apply
- Admissions Deadlines
- North Carolina Residency for Tuition Purposes
- Check the Status of your Current Admissions Application
- Contact Graduate Admissions Office Staff
- Average Applicant Scores
Financing Your Graduate Education
- Graduate School Fellowships and Funding
- Cost of Living Comparison
- Estimated Cost of Attendance
- Tuition and Fee Rates
Prospective Graduate Student Resources
- Admissions Office Contact Information
- Graduate Student Resource Guide (a guide to educational, personal and professional resources)
- Tips for International Graduate Students at UNC
- Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
- Diversity and Student Success
- Diversity Travel Award
- University Registrar's Office (for directory of classes)
- New Graduate Student Orientation
- Visit UNC
Many of our graduate programs consistently rank in the top 25 of U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools. Visit their site for the latest rankings.