Get real. Get serious. Get in.
>> North Carolina’s urban research university
>> Founded in 1946
>> Campus size: 1,000 acres
>> Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
>> Situated nine miles north of Uptown Charlotte
>> Ranked in the top 10 “best value” colleges in North Carolina
>> 7 Colleges: Arts + Architecture, Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, Computing & Informatics, Education, Engineering, Health & Human Services
>> 29,700+ students
>> 43 states and 85 countries represented in the student body
>> 139 undergraduate majors and programs
>> 140+ master’s and doctoral programs
>> 35 students average class size
>> 19:1 student-faculty ratio
>> 22 honors programs and 25 honor societies
>> 90% of undergraduates participating in experiential learning opportunities such as research, internships, and co-ops
>> 18 Division I sports, Conference USA
>> 350+ student organizations
>> 75% of students receiving financial aid awards
>> 5,650 students living on campus
>> Visit opportunities: Daily campus tours and four open house events
Discover more at admissions.uncc.edu.
At UNC Charlotte, discoverwhat motivates you on ourmodern 1,000-acre campus, just nine miles north of Uptown Charlotte. Think an iconic skyline, diverse cultural experiences, and professional sports venues. However, you’ll be amazed at the welcoming small-town vibe. An incredibly approachable groupof professors awaits to help you succeed in your academic journey.
This is Niner Nation, and you belong here.
Creating your story
UNC Charlotte has a robust array ofacademic programs, including 139 undergraduate majors and 140 master’s and doctoral programs. Each offer youthe necessary tools to be competitive in the real world upon graduation and start your future career. Get involvedin over 400 student organizations on campus. Join a learning community to live and learn with other students in your major. Study, bond, grow, and excel together.
Get real experience
Students in every academic field are challenged to apply their studies through immersive real-world experiences in and beyond the classroom through research, internships, and community programs.
Being a Niner means getting hands-on learning to create results in real-world problems and research. Work alongside faculty members like Dr.Pinku Mukherjee, a distinguished cancer researcher who designed innovative approaches to the early detectionof deadly forms of human cancer using modern genomic analysis.
Working alongside Dr. Adam Reitzel in the Department of Biological Sciences, Kendra Shaw, a Biology major,researched the evolution and ecology of coastal invertebrates by studying the behavioral reaction of sea anemones to changes in environmental stimuli such as UV radiation, temperature, and lighting.
Using what he learned in his classes, Connor Smythe, a Mechanical Engineering Technology major, connected with Husqvarna HQ and landed an internship as a Supplier Quality Engineer Intern, watching and learning how robots delivered finished products to the warehouse. He also took part in improving quality assurance measures throughout the shipping process.
Get serious about preparing for your career
The University Career Center guides students to brand themselves by creating a professional image—not only as a person, but with a résumé, social media accounts, portfolios, and attire. The Career Center provides mock interviews for studentsand elevator pitch writing so you can land a job right here in the QueenCity!
Applying what they learned as students, Chris Matthews and Justin Sonnett proposed a system that turns wave energy into fresh, clean water as their senior Engineering design product. Today they work full time turning their project into a business and raising money to bring their wave-powered desalinator to the market.
Get in among Charlotte
With our connection to the Charlotte metro area, one of the largest financial centers in North America, our students have access to 300+ Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies in the region. Lowes, Bank of America, DukeEnergy, Westinghouse, Belk, Hendrick Motorsports, and many more companies are in the University’s backyard, giving Niners countless internship opportunities.
The value of your education
It goes deeper than what you want to do in life, and it’s more than what you learn in class. It’s getting out on your own and figuring things out for yourself. It’s immersing yourself in the campus community and engaging as an active partner in the educational experience. Along the way, you’ll make new friends, discover your passion, and stake your claim to a promising future.