Commencement by the Numbers

More than 3,300 Carolina blue caps and gowns have been purchased for Commencement this weekend, 24,000 programs are being printed, and more than 200 azaleas will be on display.

A lot goes into getting ready for Commencement, but one thing is true: the most important number is 6,027. That’s how many graduates there are in the Class of 2013.

Congratulations, Tar Heels!

Read more for plans about this weekend’s Commencement plans and check out the Commencement by the Numbers graphic below.

A graphic showing many of the numbers of commencement such as estimated  25,00 guests in attendance, 6,027 possible graduates, five honarary degrees awarded, et.






































































Published May 6, 2013.