University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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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.

Funding Opportunity:

All students going on exchange to the US are eligible for Killam Undergraduate Fellowships. If you are interested in going to the US for an exchange and meet the requirements of Killam, please submit your application via Killam's website by January 31st, 2024. Once you have been nominated by McGill to go on exchange to a US partner, Killam will process your application and let you know if you have been selected.

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]

Incoming Student Coordinator

Nicole Cobb

Email: incoming_exchange [at]




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

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