UNC-Chapel Hill

Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.

Type: four-year, public

Year founded: 1789

Total enrollment (fall 2013): 29,127

Undergraduate enrollment (fall 2013): 18,350

Undergraduate applicants (fall 2014): 31,331

Acceptance rate: 29 percent

Graduation rate: 81 percent

In-state undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-15): $8,374

Sports nickname: Tar Heels

Website: www.unc.edu

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Guatemalan international student Monica Mussack is a junior majoring in business and minoring in cognitive science.  

International students needed more from UNC

International students need a lot of help to get from home to UNC, but many of them said the University misses the mark. Everything that confuses the average incoming first-year is also an obstacle for international students — figuring out what classes to take, how to pay tuition, how to find friends — but for them, there is another layer of bureaucracy and unfamiliarity that UNC doesn't fully address.