The UNC system is still dealing with the 15.6 percent budget cut that took affect July 1. More than 3,000 people lost their jobs system wide.
Administrators are trying to cut costs without cutting the quality of education. But the cost of college is on the rise and for some UNC students, it’s becoming too much. Between $7,000 for in-state tuition and nearly $10,000 for room and board, many students have to make big sacrifices to stay at Carolina.