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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD in General Physics

17 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

General Physics is a concentration offered under the physics major at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the doctor’s degree program in general physics, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, whether or not the degree is offered online, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in General Physics from UNC Chapel Hill Cost?

$12,522 Average Tuition and Fees

UNC Chapel Hill Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at UNC Chapel Hill paid an average of $1,386 per credit hour if they came to the school from out-of-state. In-state students paid a discounted rate of $517 per credit hour. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $10,552 $28,278
Fees $1,970 $1,970

Does UNC Chapel Hill Offer an Online PhD in General Physics?

Online degrees for the UNC Chapel Hill general physics doctor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UNC Chapel Hill Online Learning page.

UNC Chapel Hill Doctorate Student Diversity for General Physics

17 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
23.5% Women
11.8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 17 doctor’s degrees in general physics handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their doctor’s degree in general physics in 2019-2020, 23.5% of them were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 20.3%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 11.8% of the general physics doctor’s degrees at UNC Chapel Hill in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 9%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 12
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 3


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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