Like No Other
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 a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and 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 18,000 students and offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees and many distance learning options. UNCW’s 58 undergraduate academic programs are housed in the Cameron School of Business, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Health & Human Services, Watson College of Education. Outside the classroom, students are involved in 300+ campus organizations, show their Seahawk pride for UNCW’s 19 NCAA Division I sports, and explore the historic downtown Wilmington and nearby beaches.