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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 10,043
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 53%
Average Aid Amount $17,030
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 2,900
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 67%

Financial Aid Information at UNC

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 10,043 students (53% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $17,030. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 2,900 students (67% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is $8,980 for North Carolina residents and $36,159 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 10,043 students (53% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $17,030. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid10,04353%$17,030
Pell Grants4,25623%$4,684
Federal Student Loans5,00427%$5,329

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 2,900 beginning students (67% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 2,431 students (56% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid2,90067%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,98746%$17,135
Federal Grants92521%$4,875
Pell Grants92121%$4,644
Other Federal Grants1293%$1,795
State/Local Grants85220%$3,862
Institutional Grants1,93644%$13,557
Student Loans1,24028%$6,478
Federal Student Loans1,18927%$4,333
Other Student Loans54112%$5,325

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2018-2019, total 1,637 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Among them, 1,559 students have lived on campus and 4 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Living Status201620172018
Living On-Campus1,2361,3621,559
Living Off-Campus with Family258
Living Off-Campus without Family14104

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2018-2019 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,6691,262$19,374,939$11,609
$0 - $30,000350349$7,478,941$21,368
$30,001 - $48,000258258$4,959,927$19,225
$48,001 - $75,000305300$4,278,006$14,026
$75,001 - $110,000309244$2,061,770$6,672
$110,001 or more447111$596,295$1,334