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What a great experience! UNC is a great campus with a rich history. Would highly recommend the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Executive development program at university of north carolina

Course taken at the Rizzo Center down at Dubose home lane Chapel Hill is fantastic and Franklin... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Sol V
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 April 2017

One of the oldest state university sites in the USA offers a full day of site seeing if one has the time. The Old Well (seen in the picture) is the logo of the entire campus. Visit the planetarium where the astronaughts trained,the two art...More

3  Thank marycaycorr
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

UNC is a very nice campus and the students, faculty, and alumni have much to be proud of. However, when you're an out of state family, they basically let you know in the first few minutes, that the likelihood of gaining admission is close to...More

6  Thank Lawrence G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience! UNC is a great campus with a rich history. Would highly recommend the guided tour as well as walking around on your own. Beautiful campus.

Thank Gfamily17
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Course taken at the Rizzo Center down at Dubose home lane Chapel Hill is fantastic and Franklin street has very good gourmet restaurants.

Thank Sol V
Reviewed 2 October 2018

You'll enjoy any tour but it's beautiful and cool in the fall. Eat lunch or dinner at The Carolina Inn or go to Franklin Street and stop into the Carolina Coffee Shop.

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful campus with great shops and restaurants! From fast food to fine dining. It’s a really cool little campus!

Thank tkirbs
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Such a wonderful University steeped in history. Brilliant campus with great students and staff - this is a great university.

Thank mw1232018
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Had a short half day visit to a friend who works here. He showed me around and learned about the nice history of the place. Lovely university with a cozy campus!

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 2 September 2018

If you are anywhere near Chapel Hill, you owe it to yourself to visit the UNC campus and nearby Franklin Street. Be prepared to walk and it is a bit hilly, but the entire campus is truly beautiful.

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We were surprised to see that a unnamed Confederate Statue still stood in the yard amidst beautiful old trees. We were not aware of the local efforts to have it removed. A couple of days later we awoke to a news report that what we...More

Thank Ilume
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Agreat school with a great history. Famous for basketball, tradition and Franklin street for college town. Get good grades if you want to attend.

1  Thank richard s
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We enjoyed visiting the campus. It was a welcoming town and we loved it! We especially loved the easy access to so many restaurants.

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Response from Maxine2012 | Reviewed this property |
I want to add one more thing - shopping for your son's "domestic" needs, etc. I imagine you will purchase most items on arrival like most from "out of area." There is little shopping in Chapel Hill/Franklin Street walking... More
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