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"Research to me is discovering and defining what you're really passionate about and becoming a connoisseur of it. There are so many answers out there that we don't know and there are so many things that we want to know."

Michael Myers, electrical engineering
97 Undergraduate Degree Programs 17:1 Student to Faculty Ratio


"I felt like I would have the opportunity to do more and excel more, knowing that people were there to make sure I'm turning my dreams into reality. You can go up to the teacher and talk about 'what would I do with this?' I feel like this a place of real encouragement and I've really found that once you have those people behind you, they will support you to the end."

Emily Andreoli, sport & entertainment management & finance
39 Learning Communities Students from all 50 states and morre than 100 countries


"I've never been at a more empowering place. Based on my experience at Carolina, leadership is a lifestyle. You're making a choice to not only lead yourself, but also be a role model for others. It's about the goals you set and what you decide is important in your life."

Coy Gibson, political science and business
No. 1 Undergraduate International Business Program More than 400 Student Organizations


"When you find that place that really motivates you to take advantage of the resources they offer, then that's where you're going to be most successful. When I walked on campus it just clicked and I could see myself going to classes here, going to study groups and making friends with the people that were on campus."

Whitney Pike, marketing and financeView Campus Photos
47 Nationally Ranked Programs 217 Average Sunny Days


"Hitting the ground running is something you can do very easily at Carolina and that's an incredibly valuable thing. I knew I'd fit in here. Our classes are so diverse and our students are so diverse."

Nathan Sairam, mathematics and biology
91 percent of Freshman Received Financial Aid No. 1 Public University Honors College