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North Carolina Universities - The Top North Carolina Universities

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North Carolina has some of the top universities in the United States. Many of the institutions of higher education in the state focus on education studies and medicine. The medical research that comes out of North Carolina is world-changing. Students already residing in North Carolina can take advantage of the in-state tuitions, but this does not stop students from all over the world from attending.

Here are the Top universities in North Carolina:

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
This university was first chartered in 1789, just after the American Revolution. It is the first public university to open in the newly formed country. The university gained widespread attention by guaranteeing that its students most in need of financial assistance would graduate without debt. The student body at UNC is extremely diverse, and students from all backgrounds can be found participating in activities together. UNC admits about 3,600 students each year, and 20,000 compete for these coveted spots. Only 650 out-of-state students are allowed to be admitted each year and competition is even fiercer as 10,000 out-of-state students vie for acceptance.

Duke University
Duke is an internationally renowned North Carolina university. It was first formed in 1924 and is best-known in the U.S. for its NCAA sports teams who have some of the most loyal fans of any college teams. Duke academics are tailored for students who want to learn. Students who don’t care often find themselves transferring to a more accommodating institution. Duke offers 36 majors in the arts and sciences and 5 engineering majors. It has one of the best law programs in the world. Every year, about 18,000 students from every state and 86 foreign countries compete for 1,655 open admission spots.

Wake Forest University
Wake Forest is a small university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It is known for its rigorous academic programs. Student to teacher ratio ranges from 10:1 to 30:1. Attendance and classroom participation are tantamount to success. The education received by students of Wake Forest is second-to-none due to all classes being taught by full professors (89% PhDs) and professors being able to offer individual support. Only 35 – 40% of 7,500 applicants are admitted each year.

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