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Honors Carolina provides a remarkable collection of challenges and opportunities for you to take advantage of inside and outside the classroom.

Learn from UNC’s most distinguished professors in a small seminar-style setting. Conduct original research side-by-side with a faculty mentor. Travel to the world's greatest cites through study abroad programs and fellowship opportunities. Build lasting personal relationships with professors, fellow scholars, and alumni through Honors Carolina programs.

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The Honors Carolina Community

Enjoy all the perks of being a Carolina student, plus the added advantage of making connections with a small group of peers who share your passion for learning.

The Company You Keep

Honors Carolina students possess the intellectual curiosity, ambition, and desire to embrace challenges and solve problems. While numbers alone cannot accurately describe Honors Carolina students, the following statistics provide some measure of the company you will keep.
  • Average High School Class Rank: Top 3%
  • Average SAT Score: 1439
  • Median SAT Score: 1460
  • Average ACT Score: 33
  • Median ACT Score: 33

Summer Discovery Programs

Before you take your first class at UNC, enjoy a preview of the opportunities you’ll enjoy through Honors Carolina.

Join Honors Carolina on a week-long summer trip to London or Cape Town — or come to Chapel Hill for a special introduction to health care and biomedical research through our Heels in Health Care program.

Incoming students will meet distinguished Carolina alumni, take part in workshops with UNC faculty and enjoy behind-the-scenes access to a variety of research, cultural, and historic sites.

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