Giving Flight to Imagination
The University of North Carolina Wilmington—the state’s coastal university—is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research, and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at the national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking as well as a community rich in diversity, inclusion, and global perspectives. As our academic reputation continues to rise year after year, we embrace a community of well-rounded students who will add their talents and interests to our campus. UNCW is a public institution with nearly 17,500 students that offers a full range of undergraduate- and graduate-level programs as well as doctoral degrees and many distance learning options. The 60+ academic programs at UNCW are housed in the Cameron School of Business, the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Health & Human Services, the Watson College of Education, and the Graduate School. Outside the classroom, students get involved in more than 270 campus organizations, show their Seahawk pride for UNCW’s 19 NCAA Division I athletic teams, and explore historic downtown Wilmington and nearby beaches.