Summer School

Through Summer School at UNC-Chapel Hill, degree-seeking and visiting students can enroll in more than 500 courses through Maymester and two five-week summer sessions. Apply now.

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UNC Summer School offers learning beyond traditional lecture courses

To make progress toward a degree or for personal enrichment, students can select from hundreds of Summer School courses, including many that are research-intensive, experiential and that offer opportunities for travel. UNC-Chapel Hill students use summer courses to meet general education requirements and to complete majors and minors. Depending on the courses, residency status and program, tuition for students taking summer courses can be a 25 percent or greater savings over academic-year tuition.

Facts & Figures

  • 7,000students
  • 78%North Carolina residents
  • 95%of Summer School students are Carolina students
  • 500+sections of courses offered
  • Tuitionbelow academic-year cost