University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Investment Banking Placement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the oldest public university in the U.S. and has built a great reputation for both academics and athletics. UNC is regarded as a very well-rounded school, with highly ranked programs across several faculties.
UNC also has respectable placement into investment banking and finance. UNC ranks #30 on our investment banking target school list and we recognize it as a semi-target.
UNC ranks #26 by Total Hires and #37 by Undergrad % Placement, suggesting that it is a well-rounded school for investment banking placement.
We note that UNC sends the vast majority (95%) of its investment banking hires into Bulge Bracket firms, with the largest proportion going to Bank of America and Morgan Stanley.
Accordingly, UNC has one of the lowest Elite Boutique %s on our target school list, sending just 5% to these independent advisors. UNC has no presence at many of the elite boutiques.
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Investment Banking Placement
Weighted Rank: #30
Ranking by Total Hires: #26
Category: Semi-Target School
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Business School Name: Kenan-Flagler
# of Undergrads: 19,897 per U.S. News
# of Business School Undergrads: 1,200
Median Starting Salary (2022): $49k
President: Peter Hans
U.S. News Global Rank (2022-2023): #41
QS World University Rankings: #132
Financial Times MBA Rank: #35