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Student Body Profile

Below are enrollment and demographic statistics for the most recent incoming cohorts. These data points vary from cohort to cohort and year to year. We are always striving for diversity of age, race, ethnicity, gender, and experience. 

Entering Classes

Fall 2018 On-Campus

MPA@UNC

(August 2017, September 2017, January 2018, May 2018)

Number of applicants: 89 130
Size of entering class: 26 61
Men: 19% 43%
Women: 81% 57%
Minority students: 23% 21%
North Carolina residents: 58% 57%
Work experience:    
>5 years 4% 39%
2–5 years 13% 50%
<2 years 83% 11%
Average age: 26 29
     

Combined On-Campus and MPA@UNC Academic Scores

Average GPA: 3.25
Average GRE test scores:  
Quantitative: 50%
Verbal: 75%
Analytical Writing: 70%

Graduation and Employment

Learn about graduation and employment statistics in the Career section.