Carolina ranks fifth among national public universities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – a top public research university with a strong focus on access and affordability and high graduation rates – ranks fifth among the nation’s best public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges” guidebook, published Sept. 9 at This marks the 15th year Carolina has been ranked No. 5.

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