The University doesn’t track the beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals among its student body, but there are DACA students — and alumni — who qualify for the program President Donald Trump has ordered phased out.
40,926 applied for admission (14 percent more than last year and second-largest increase in 25 years)
9,710, or 24 percent, were admitted
4,373, or 45 percent, are expected to enroll
Nearly 40,800 students have applied for admission to UNC for this fall. That total is as of Jan. 18 and reflects an increase of 13.7 percent from the previous year. It’s also the second-largest increase in the past 25 years.
The pool of candidates — totaling 19,842 — was 16 percent larger than last year, marking the fourth consecutive year that Carolina has set a record for the number of early-action applicants. Students from North Carolina applying for an…
The coalition includes more than 80 U.S. public and private universities and colleges — including UNC, Duke and N.C. State — that have made a commitment to make college affordable and accessible for students from diverse backgrounds.