Topics: Out-of-state students

Only 18 percent of students at UNC are out-of-state — a cap set by the UNC system. Tuition is significantly higher for out-of-state students than for in-state students. There are students from 38 different states in this year’s freshman class.

Out-of-state enrollment grows out of North Carolina

Feeling budgetary constraints, many public flagship universities are increasing the number of out-of-state students, according to a recent analysis by The Washington Post.


UNC can be tough fit for out-of-state students

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Size matters — at least, that’s what Massachusetts native Haley Scott thought in high school.


Nationally students battle credit transfer policies

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When Carlos Cordero, a 29-year-old junior transfer, came to UNC as a full-time student this fall, he felt welcomed on campus immediately.