Research at UNC-Chapel Hill, a billion-dollar venture, has quadrupled over the past 15 years, firmly establishing Carolina as one of America’s top-ranked research universities.

Facts & Figures

  • 10thamong research universities for federal funding devoted to research and development in all fields
  • 13thlargest U.S. research university in research volume
  • 900+UNC-Chapel Hill research projects directly addressed the health, education, or well-being of North Carolina citizens in 2021
  • $1.16 billion+reached in annual research expenditures at Carolina
  • 3,000+undergraduates produce original research in approximately 140 courses

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