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Classical Civilization

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

48 months
34198 USD/year
34198 USD/year
7020 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Classical Civilization offered at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is designed to provide students with a broad, basic knowledge of the classical world and with skills in analysis, written and oral communication, and logical argument that will be applicable in any profession. 


The Classical Civilization program is not designed to lead to graduate work in classics, although students do sometimes go on in the field, and it is often taken as part of a double major.

Majors in classical civilization may not elect a minor in the classical language that they use to satisfy their major requirements, although they may elect a minor in the other classical language. Students considering a major in classical civilization should consult the department as soon as possible.

Student learning outcome:

Upon completion of the classical civilization major offered at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, students should be able to:

  • Read and translate either Latin or Greek at an intermediate level
  • Outline the main periods and events in ancient history and discuss in detail several specific periods in that history. They will be able to relate the literatures of Greece and Rome to the historical developments.
  • Analyze and assess the various types of evidence that survive from the ancient world, including written texts, historical materials, ancient art, and a range of material remains. They will be able to employ current and standard methods and theory in such analyses. They will be able to write essays and expository papers in which they demonstrate these abilities.
  • Carry out independent research projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Greeks
  • The Romans
  • Greek Archaeology
  • Roman Archaeology
  • Archaeology of Italy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcript(s) from all secondary schools and all colleges or universities attended, including summer sessions and including any online or distance-education classes, regardless if college credit was earned or will transfer
  • Official results from the SAT or the ACT examination
  • Counselor statement and one teacher recommendation (if the candidate is in his or her first year at a new school, a recommendation from the previous school is suggested)
  • Any additional items or information requested in the application or by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
  • RCN Number, if claiming North Carolina residency

For more information, please visit program website.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17099 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    34198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17099 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3510 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Chapel Hill

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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