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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.
Fall 2020 On-Campus
Online MPA '19-'20
(August 2019, September 2019, January 2020, May 2020)
Number of applicants: 88 112 Size of entering class: 29 57 (about 15 per start term) Men: 34% 40% Women: 66% 60% Racially Diverse: 28% 25% North Carolina residents: 69% 40% Years of Work Experience: 3 years 7+ years Military Affiliated 14% 12% Average age: 25 32
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.
A native of Concord, North Carolina, Tom Bennett’s loyalties to UNC and North Carolina run deep. Both of Bennett’s parents are UNC-Chapel Hill graduates. While studying here, he enjoyed experiencing many of the same things his parents did, like going to UNC basketball games and frequenting one of their favorite Franklin Street establishments, Linda’s....Read More