Chapel Hill, North Carolina
As the nation’s first public university, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill follows a tradition of excellence that began when the University first opened its doors in 1795. With 74 bachelor’s degree programs, 104 master’s degree programs, 65 doctoral degree programs and 7 professional degree programs, Carolina serves as a center for research, scholarship and creativity. The Carolina community is diverse and committed to access for all. University students and faculty engage in critical thought, innovative research and public service to make a difference and advance change in North Carolina and beyond.
Carolina By the Numbers
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is a welcoming town of 59,000 people that combines Southern hospitality with the nearby cultural amenities of a public liberal arts university. The borders between the University and Chapel Hill blend together, allowing social, cultural and educational opportunities to flow between the campus and the town. It is often ranked as one of the best college towns and the best places to live in the U.S.
Located in Orange County, N.C., Chapel Hill hosts a wide range of cultural offerings including live music, botanical gardens, historic architecture, festivals, theater and art. With a multitude of diverse food options, Chapel Hill and neighboring city of Durham were named America’s Foodiest Small Town by Bon Appétit Magazine. Chapel Hill is a short drive to Durham or the state capital of Raleigh. Located about three hours from the beach and three hours from the mountains, Chapel Hill is perfectly situated to enjoy all that North Carolina has to offer.
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The mission of the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion is to help Carolina educate a diverse student body, attract and retain faculty and staff who reflect our larger community and maintain a commitment to excellence.
Diversity and Inclusion is defined as holding multiple perspectives without judgment. Dimensions of diversity include, but are not limited to, race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexuality, physical ability, sexual identity, and geography.
D&I promotes equity and inclusion for faculty and staff by offering all-encompassing support starting with the recruitment and hiring process. D&I works to build an inclusive work environment by identifying research opportunities, facilitating an engaging workplace experience and initiating enriching conversations.
Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Carolina: diversity.unc.edu/
Equality of Opportunity in the University
Admission to, employment by, and promotion in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and all of its constituent institutions shall be on the basis of merit, and there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.
Learn more about Equal Opportunity and Compliance at Carolina: eoc.unc.edu/