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The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Biology Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 10/7
Student Surveys
(in Biology)
Males: 8, Females: 9
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.2

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.1 High
Actual difficulty:3.7 High
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


The class sizes are large and there is very little student participation. Not much to do in Chapel Hill except drink at bars and go to sporting events...
The university has many great things about it, but it lacks many things. In general, it is very over rated in terms of the social life outside the cl...
UNC Chapel Hill is like going back in time to the 1970s for college. The fraternities control everything on and off campus. The town of Chapel Hill is...
Coming to UNC was one of the best choices I have ever made. Although I knew that choosing biology, one of the most difficult subjects at UNC,would be ...
For starters, I can say that the whole "racial tension" bit from other reviews is junk. Although Carolina is in the South (and yes, there are definit...
UNC is a great graduate school and, if I had to do over, i would wait til graduate school to go here. As an undergraduate, the education is just too ...
The class sizes are large and there is very little student participation. Not much to do in Chapel Hill except drink at bars and go to sporting events...
Okay, I'm just writing to reply to all of these negative comments about how UNC profs don't give a damn about their students and things being to hard ...
If you're smart enough to get into UNC-CH (especially as an out-of-stater) then you should go somewhere else. Yes, the tuition is low, but remember...
Yeah, so I posted sometime last year...and I'm not taking back any of the comments I made before. I will add though. I am a biology major, like the ...
The social life is nice as are the students and some teachers. A large majority of them don't care about students in the slightest. We could have a sh...
I'm an instate student and came to UNC without knowing practically anyone. After attending UNC for three years, I can honestly say it has been the be...
After UNC undergrad, and going to UGA grad, I will say your experience will be what you make of it. Coming to UGA I was comparing everything back to ...
The biology department is great but they are constantly trying to weed students out. The same is true with chemistry classes. Every class is harder ...
The bureaucracy is too huge and the school is too impersonal. Seriously consider going to a smaller school!
Love it here!!
I've been to other Universities and this place is ridiculously difficult. The most frequently taken classes ironically happen to be the worst. The sci...
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