Student Experience Snapshot

Aspiring MBAs from New York to Chicago to San Francisco face the same quandary: How can I earn an elite degree without sacrificing my career, family or personal interests?

MBA@UNC was designed with both your academic and lifestyle needs in mind. See how professionals nationwide have fit our program into their active, fulfilling lives.

Attend Classes Online, From Anywhere

MBA@UNC puts every student front and center during live, online classes.

  • Small Class Sizes, Top Faculty

    Expert UNC faculty lead collaborative online sessions with a roughly 15:1 student-to-teacher ratio to ensure personalized instruction.

  • Face-to-Face Sessions

    Each week, students and faculty discuss key topics in a live classroom where everyone's thoughts are heard.

  • Dynamic Functionality

    Through the platform, students can break into small discussion groups and meet with faculty for one-on-one office hours.

Pursue your MBA Online While Working

MBA@UNC's flexible course schedule, combined with a curriculum that builds core leadership skills, allows professionals to continue working while reaping the benefits of a top-tier MBA.

Advance Your Career While Enrolled

MBA@UNC's career and leadership services are changing students' lives—and their success is getting them noticed. One student, Michelle Johnstone, was promoted to head of marketing at her company shortly after graduating from MBA@UNC.

See how our students are being rewarded for their new skills in the form of promotions, new jobs and salary increases1, and get your own MBA@UNC experience started here.

39%Average salary increase one year post-graduation from entry
37,000+Professionals in the UNC Kenan-Flagler Global Alumni Network
24%Average Salary Increase at Graduation
"You enter this digital classroom thinking you’re just a little box on a screen but come out of it with lifelong friendships, job promotions and established relationships with some of the top professors in the country. That’s a pretty moving reality, and I believe that the online platform brought us closer and fostered connections across regional divides, in a way that wouldn’t otherwise be possible."
— Michelle Johnstone, 2018

Build Lasting Relationships With Professionals Worldwide

MBA@UNC has shattered the notion that online programs can't provide networking opportunities. Students have the opportunity to develop valuable relationships with professors and peers during face-to-face classes, and their interactions extend to group projects, online events, offline meet-ups and global immersion experiences.

Visit Key Business Hubs During Global Immersions

Throughout the program, students can join classmates, professors and influential business leaders in locations around the world for MBA@UNC Summits. These highly collaborative learning experiences give students the chance to network, explore new ideas, develop key leadership skills and experience the local culture of the host city.

Celebrate With Fellow Tar Heels at Graduation

MBA@UNC graduates are invited to join their classmates in Chapel Hill for UNC Kenan-Flagler’s on-campus commencement ceremony. Graduates can come together with their family, friends and peers to celebrate their achievements and explore the vibrant UNC campus and Chapel Hill area. After graduation, students enjoy the deep bonds formed with classmates during the program and lifelong connections to our worldwide Tar Heel alumni network. Apply now.

Ready to Start Your Own Journey?

MBA@UNC has helped hundreds of students take the next step toward realizing their personal and professional goals. If you're ready to start moving up the ladder yourself, request more information today.

1 Reported salary statistics and promotion statistics are based on exit surveys of MBA@UNC graduates from January 2015 -December 2018, with an average response rate of 60%. Reported salary statistics for one year post-graduation are based on alumni surveys of MBA@UNC graduates completing the program from January 2014 - December 2017, with an average response rate of 40%. Visit our MBA ROI page for more information on these figures. Return to footnote reference