ID Fellows Jeremy Nel, Alena Markmann and Megan Srinivas unwind at a local restaurant.

Chapel Hill is located in the center of North Carolina. It is part of The Research Triangle, along with Raleigh and Durham.

  • Chapel Hill has a population of 59,246, and is the 15th largest city in North Carolina.
  • Living options in Chapel Hill are affordable. The average monthly rent for a 1 bedroom apartment is $1,040.
  • Chapel hill is only a few hours drive from the beach (2.5 hours) and the mountains (4 hours).
  • The Chapel Hill Transit System provides free public transportation between Chapel Hill, UNC, and the nearby town of Carrboro.

With Raleigh and Durham nearby, there are many options for entertainment and dining.