Doubling down on a commitment to access

“North Carolinians have a deep faith in the power of higher education to change lives, reflected in our history as the nation’s first public university.” -Chancellor Carol L. Folt

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill long has been a national leader in making a college degree possible for deserving students regardless of whether they can pay the full cost of their education. Carolina again is showing that commitment by helping launch a new alliance to educate more lower- and moderate-income students at America’s top schools.

The American Talent Initiative, supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, brings together 30 founding members committed to attracting, enrolling and graduating 50,000 additional high-achieving, lower-income high school students at the 270 colleges and universities with the highest graduation rates by 2025. Joining Carolina are other leading public flagships, private universities and liberal arts colleges.

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