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. The Graduate School encompasses 80-plus programs offering more than 160 different graduate degrees. Graduate students and professional students make up about 37 percent of Carolina's total number of enrolled students.

We invite you to learn more about graduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by visiting the links below.

Application Instructions

Program Information

Financing Your Graduate Education

Prospective Graduate Student Resources

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.