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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 10,211
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 53%
Average Aid Amount $15,936
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 2,650
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 64%

Financial Aid Information at UNC

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 10,211 students (53% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $15,936. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 2,650 students (64% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is $9,028 for North Carolina residents and $36,891 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 10,211 students (53% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $15,936. 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 aid10,21153%$15,936
Pell Grants4,37823%$5,045
Federal Student Loans4,51224%$5,204

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 2,650 beginning students (64% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 2,120 students (51% 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 Aid2,65064%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,78843%$17,339
Federal Grants89722%$5,355
Pell Grants87221%$5,235
Other Federal Grants1995%$1,198
State/Local Grants88421%$4,295
Institutional Grants1,64740%$13,601
Student Loans92122%$7,375
Federal Student Loans86521%$4,375
Other Student Loans45911%$6,554

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,440 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Among them, 1,359 students have lived on campus and 5 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 Status201720182019
Living On-Campus1,5591,5331,359
Living Off-Campus with Family841
Living Off-Campus without Family425

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 2019-2020 . 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 level1,4091,073$16,557,687$11,751
$0 - $30,000376374$7,695,681$20,467
$30,001 - $48,000223222$4,123,413$18,491
$48,001 - $75,000245236$3,087,154$12,601
$75,001 - $110,000236166$1,211,034$5,132
$110,001 or more32975$440,405$1,339