The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill continues to get more selective. This highly regarded public university accepted just 25.7% of all applicants for the Class of 2016. That's down from the 31.4% that were accepted last year. You can read more about this year's applicant pool in The Daily Tar Heel.
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Keep in mind that North Carolina's admit rate doesn't tell the whole story. The numbers are remarkably different for in-state and out-of-state applicants. Nearly half of in-state applicants were admitted, but for out-of-state students, the numbers look more like the Ivy League: just 14% got in.