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University North Carolina Int, Chapel Hill

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The University of North Carolina is a multi-campus public university system composed of all 16 of North Carolina's public universities, as well as the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the nation's first public residential high school for gifted students. Commonly referred to as the University of North Carolina system or the UNC system to differentiate it from the original campus in Chapel Hill, the university has a total enrollment of over 183,001 students and confers over 75% of all baccalaureate degrees in North Carolina in 2008. UNC campuses conferred 43,686 degrees for 2008–2009, the bulk of which were Bachelor's level with 31,055 degrees awarded.HistoryFounded in 1789, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the oldest public university in the United States. In 1877, the State of North Carolina began sponsoring additional higher education institutions. Over time the state added a women's college (now known as the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), a land-grant university (North Carolina State University), five historically black institutions (North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, Winston-Salem State University, Fayetteville State University, and Elizabeth City State University) and one to educate American Indians (the University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Others were created to prepare teachers for public education and to instruct performing artists.
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  • UNC -Chapel Hill is one of the oldest state sponsored universities in US. It is also frequently cited as being one of the top 5 public universities. The grounds are pristine and you might actually thi...  more »
  • One of the oldest state university sites in the USA offers a full day of site seeing if one has the time. The Old Well (seen in the picture) is the logo of the entire campus. Visit the planetarium whe...  more »
  • Just finished tours of William and Mary, Duke University and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. While every prospective student has to select the school that's right for them, it becomes very o...  more »