Each year, College Factual releases its Best Quality Schools ranking to identify graduate schools that offer a great educational experience and provide excellent student outcomes. Our methodology places a high weight on things such as post-graduation wages, time to graduate, and student-per-faculty ratio. Post-graduation debt, faculty and staff diversity, and other factors are also taken into account.
Out of the 1151 colleges and universities analyzed in College Factual's 2023 Best Master's Degree Schools in the U.S. ranking, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill took the #41 spot. This means that the school is among the Top 5% of the nation when it comes to overall quality. As a result, UNC Chapel Hill is a recipient of this year's Best Master's Schools badge.
UNC Chapel Hill also ranked #2 for Best Master's Degree Schools in North Carolina.
Of the 676 institutions of higher learning that were examined in the 2023 Best Doctorate Schools in the United States ranking, UNC Chapel Hill came in at #67. So, the school sits firmly among the Top 10% of colleges and universities in the nation when it comes to overall quality. Because of its high ranking, UNC Chapel Hill won the Best Doctorate Schools badge this year.
For the Best Doctorate Degree Schools in North Carolina, UNC Chapel Hill came in at #3.
The total graduate student population at UNC Chapel Hill is made up of 57.4% women and 42.6% men. Note that these percentages may differ for certain degree programs.
About 27.9% of the graduate students who attend UNC Chapel Hill are from a racial-ethnic minority group*. UNC Chapel Hill is popular with people from outside the United States, too. International students make up 9.3% of the graduate student population. For more details on graduate school diversity at the school, check out the chart below. If you click on it, you'll be taken to a page with more details.
The average graduate full-time tuition and fees is shown in the table below.
After obtaining their master's degree from UNC Chapel Hill, graduates go on to jobs earning an average starting salary of $62,070. That's about 6% higher than the countrywide average of $58,425 for all master's degree holders.
Doctorate degree recipients from UNC Chapel Hill earn an average salary of $75,653 during the early years of their career. That's on par with the nationwide average of $75,260.
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Contact details for UNC Chapel Hill are given below.
|Address:||103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, NC 27599|
About 76.9% of the graduate students at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill took at least one online class during the 2019-2020 academic year. Approximately 62.6% of grad students took all their classes online during that same time period.
The only degree programs listed here are those in which master’s degrees were awarded in 2020-2021.
|Master’s Degree Program||Annual Graduates|
|Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences||32|
|Allied Health Professions||22|
|Biomathematics & Bioinformatics||38|
|Business Administration & Management||5|
|Classical Languages & Literature||2|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||4|
|Communication & Media Studies||22|
|Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology||7|
|Fine & Studio Arts||9|
|General English Literature||5|
|Geography & Cartography||5|
|Geological & Earth Sciences||5|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||67|
|Health & Physical Education||15|
|Library & Information Science||54|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||5|
|Medical Illustration & Informatics||19|
|Microbiological Sciences & Immunology||1|
|Natural Resources Conservation||11|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||5|
|Political Science & Government||20|
|Radio, Television & Digital Communication||13|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||48|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||50|
|Urban & Regional Planning||44|
Just like the master’s degree programs, only programs that had doctorate degrees awarded in 2020-2021 are shown here.
|Doctorate Degree Program||Annual Graduates|
|Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology||3|
|Biomathematics & Bioinformatics||29|
|Business Administration & Management||8|
|Classical Languages & Literature||4|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||9|
|Communication & Media Studies||9|
|Curriculum & Instruction||4|
|Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology||29|
|Fine & Studio Arts||3|
|General English Literature||6|
|Geography & Cartography||2|
|Geological & Earth Sciences||10|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||17|
|Medical Illustration & Informatics||5|
|Microbiological Sciences & Immunology||8|
|Movement & Mind-Body Therapies||5|
|Natural Resources Conservation||8|
|Neurobiology & Neurosciences||3|
|Pharmacology & Toxicology||6|
|Physiology & Pathology Sciences||5|
|Political Science & Government||6|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||32|
|Urban & Regional Planning||1|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.