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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers its MBA only through its online business-related program, MBA@UNC, which began in 2011. The school’s business program is conducted through its Kenan-Flagler Business School. More than 30,000 students have graduated from the business school.


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was chartered in 1789 and opened its doors to students in 1795 as the nation’s first public university. The Kenan-Flagler Business School was founded in 1919 as the Department of Commerce of UNC Chapel Hill’s College of Arts. It was renamed in 1991 in honor of Mary Lily Kenan Flagler and her husband, Henry Morrison Flagler, and Frank Hawkins Kenan.


The Kenan-Flagler Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.


Students must complete the 66-credit hour program to earn the online MBA and are invited to attend four MBA@UNC global immersions at various locations around the world.


Students applying for the MBA@UNC must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution and work experience in the business field. Prospective students must submit three essays, three professional recommendations, GMAT or GRE scores and a $140 nonrefundable application fee.

MBA@UNC students have the full resources of the school at their fingertips on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill library site. The library offers ebooks and databases that can facilitate research. Students can obtain online tutoring, technical support, and career services.

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