Facts & Figures


Established 1879


To be the nation’s leading public school of medicine


A. Wesley Burks, MD
Dean, School of Medicine | CEO,UNC Health Care

Faculty / Staff

1,637 Full-time faculty
2,021 Full-time staff


192 entering MD students, Fall 2018
833 Total enrollment (MD)

Living Alumni

More than 7,500

MD Financial Aid, FY 2012 (% of Students Receiving Financial Aid)

(loans, grants, scholarships, work-study)

Average Indebtedness (upon graduation)

$131,431 (Class of 2018)

Tuition and Fees

In-state Tuition/Fees: $32,660
Out-of-state Tuition/Fees $59,540

Est. Room & Board

$35,515 (2018)

Nobel Laureates

Dr. Oliver Smithies, Excellence Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, named co-recipient of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2007)

Dr. Aziz Sancar, the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, named co-recipient of Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2015)


$135,070,040 (Market Value, 2013)

FY 2018 Total Expenditures

$1.39 billion (excluding AHEC)