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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

📄 Download 2022-2023 Fact Sheet

Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA English Arts


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was founded in 1793 as the first public state university in the young United States. Since then, it has grown into one of the most renowned teaching and research universities in the country and internationally, and ranks highly on a global scale. The area boasts rich cultural, historic, dining, and sports opportunities that allow students to experience college and community life in the United States

Although Chapel Hill itself is small, Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina is only 30 minutes away, and Washington DC can be reached in around 4 hours. The university is also within close driving distance to the beach and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Rolling hills, gentle winters, and picturesque dairy farms all add to the lovely setting of Chapel Hill, which is known as the Southern Part of Heaven.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

August - December January - May

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm. 

Contact information

Study Abroad Office

University of North Carolina
Campus Box 3130
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3130
Phone: 919-962-7002
Email: abroad [at] unc.edu

Incoming Student Coordinator

Nicole Cobb

Email: incoming_exchange [at] unc.edu




The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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