Undergraduates can pursue a major within the College of Arts and Sciences or within the university's professional schools after they obtain junior status.
UNC has over 29,000 students, who are strong competitors for national and international scholarships.
The University of North Carolina reports that its mission is to serve as a center for research, creativity, and scholarship, and to teach a diverse community of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to become the next generation of leaders.
UNC provides more than 70 bachelor's degrees, over 100 master's degrees, and 74 doctoral degrees. The university offers both traditional and online degree programs.
University of North Carolina provides 300 study abroad programs in 70 countries.
State law requires the percentage of students from North Carolina in every freshman class meet or exceed 82%.
UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School reports that its faculty represents 20 countries and engages with colleagues at business schools and corporations on every continent.