UNC Life


A UNC education is
lively at its core.

Our approach is hands on Ė whether in the classroom or in the field. Itís about building curiosity and gaining knowledge, then applying what we learn to all aspects of life. Our style of learning stimulates the mind, awakens our creativity and opens our eyes to the possibilities. Itís what drives our students, faculty and alumni to engage in the community and around the globe, doing work that matters and enriching the lives of those around them. Discover how UNC is bringing education to life.

Find your sense of belonging

We are an inclusive, caring and genuine community that delivers education with humanity. There's a strong sense of belonging and camaraderie in an environment that supports being true to ourselves and who we are becoming.

Create Meaningful Connections

Our size and culture support academic experiences where people truly connect and bring out the best in each other. We honor and nurture each other's potential, offering personal learning experiences where students and professors take part in an exciting and rewarding journey together.

Advance Human Understanding

To further human understanding and contribute to society on a global scale, we build on the classroom experience, engaging in research, community involvement and real-world opportunities. A leader in preparing educators, we also offer award-winning and innovative programs in business, performing and liberal arts, and the sciences.

Lead a Richer Life

We are leaders and learners who are exploring and seizing opportunities. We gain knowledge that empowers us to pursue our dreams, achieve rewarding careers and move through life with purpose.

Be the Difference

We inspire people to rise to their potential and make an impact for the future. We are dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of individuals and in our communities.