University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Area Apartments for Rent(hide college information)
Consistently ranking as one of the nation’s best universities, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is also one of the oldest – it began enrolling students in 1795. Historic UNC-Chapel Hill is one of the three colleges that make up North Carolina’s famed Technology Triangle. UNC-Chapel Hill is located on a gorgeous 729-acre campus in the college town of Chapel Hill, just outside of Raleigh. The university is considered a “Public Ivy” and was ranked fifth in the nation on US News and World Report’s list of the nation’s best colleges and universities in 2013.
The North Carolina Tar Heels participate in NCAA Division I as part of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Tar Heels have a fierce rivalry with nearby Duke University. Historic Franklin Street, the college’s social center, is where celebrations take place after a sports victory – especially one against rival Duke. Franklin Street is home to bars, restaurants, bookstores, and shops.
Apartments near UNC are easy to find – just look along Franklin Street and Martin Luther King, Jr Boulevard. Attractions near UNC include Carolina North Forest, University Mall, the Rizzo Conference Center, and Carr Mill Mall.