Graduate Program Overview

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a four-years, public school located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $12,566 for North Carolina residents and $30,858 for out-of-state students. It offers 165 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
TypeFour-years, Public
Address103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, NC
Graduate School Students10,697 students
2,033 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$12,566
Out-of-State$30,858
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 165 Graduate Programs
87 Master's, 68 Doctorate, 10 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For North Carolina residents, the tuition & fees are $12,566 and $30,858 for non-North Carolina residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $586 for North Carolina residents and $1,602 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$10,552$28,844
Fees$2,014$2,014
Cost per Credit$586$1,602
Books & Supplies$1,002
Room & Board$11,882 (On-Campus) / $11,882 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,858 (On-Campus) / $2,858 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$28,308$46,600
Off-Campus Total$28,308$46,600
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$11,929$12,212$12,522$12,522$12,566
Out-of-State$29,140$29,423$30,248$30,248$30,858

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 165 major areas - 87 Master's (14 online programs), 68 Doctorate (2 online programs), 7 Post-Bachelor'(6 online programs), 3 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 2,304 students have been conferred Master's degree and 1,144 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total2,3041,144-3
Men1,025491-1
Women1,279653-2
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communication and Journalism
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Natural Resources and Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language and Literature
Library Science
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Library Science
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 30,092 students enrolled in University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 10,697 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 4,555 male and 6,142 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 6,692 full-time and 4,005 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,033 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 2,260 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total10,697
Men Students4,555
Women Students6,142
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total10,697
Full-time Students6,692
Part-time Students4,005
By race/ethnicity 6,509 White, 836 Black, and 896 Asian students are attending at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total10,697
American Indian /
Native American
37
Asian896
Black836
Hispanic747
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
7
White6,509
Two or more races460
Un-Known206
223 students are younger than 22 and 978 students are older than 65. The school has 7,726 students aged between 22 and 30 and 2,869 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total10,697
21 & Under223
22-243,259
25-294,467
30-342,020
35-39849
40 & Over978
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2,033 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 2,260 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment11,796
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,033
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses2,260
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses7,503
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,033
North Carolina Resident427
Other State In U.S.1,581
Outside of U.S.25



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