Meet the Class of 2023

Graduates By the numbers

Nearly 6,500 Tar Heels, including undergraduate, graduate and professional students, had their Carolina degrees conferred this weekend. More than 5,000 of those students are North Carolina residents.

The Class of 2023 excelled in the classroom, conducted research, won national championships and served their country. They've made lasting impacts on our campus community and left their heelprints on Carolina.

*Number as of May 8, 2023

  • 6,488total graduates, including professional and certificate degrees
  • 3,930undergraduates
  • 1,693master's degree candidates
  • 307students receiving doctoral degrees
  • 761first-generation students
  • 510Covenant scholars

Meet the graduates

Click on a photo below to get to know our Class of 2023 and learn more about their paths to Commencement.