THE HONORS CAROLINA DIFFERENCE

Honors Carolina is UNC’s premier academic program for high-achieving, intellectually curious students, offering each member a guided journey toward a successful career and a purposeful life.

 

HIGHLY SELECTIVE

Fewer than one percent of all applicants to the university are invited to become members of Honors Carolina each year.

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Members of Honors Carolina complete a two-course sequence – College, Careers, and Honors Carolina Life – that introduces them to the resources available on campus and encourages both academic and career exploration.

Led by our expert team of Honors Coaches, students gain real-world experience by:

  • writing resumes and cover letters

  • working in teams

  • networking with alumni

  • identifying and applying for internships, research opportunities, graduate programs, and jobs

 

ACCOMPLISHED GRADUATES

Students graduating as Honors Carolina Laureates have worked hard, completed rigorous coursework, and enjoyed great success!

  • Average GPA: 3.7

  • 64% conduct honors-level research

  • 49% study abroad

  • 90% graduate with two majors and/or one or more minors

 

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