Fourty-eight North Carolina students, including seven from UNC-Chapel Hill joined hundreds of people in Washington, D.C. to meet members of Congress to lobby for reproductive rights and ask Congress to get rid of the Global Gag Rule. Photo courtesy of Amanda Murray.

NC students meet with lawmakers in Washington to protest 'Global Gag Rule'

Also known as the Mexico City Policy, the rule was enacted by President Donald Trump on his first day in office and forbids the allocation of U.S. foreign aid to organizations that offer abortion services or information. 


Location: Greensboro, N.C.

Type: four-year, public

Year founded: 1891

Total enrollment (approximate): 18,502

Undergraduate enrollment (approximate): 15,000

Undergraduate applicants (fall 2014): 10,039

Acceptance rate: 60.7 percent

Graduation rate (after four years, 2014): 30 percent

In-state undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-15): $6,442

Sports nickname: Spartans


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