University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$7,096

$20,530

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,224
Declined 7,843
Total Received 22,067
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Public

24,070

undergraduate students

5,545

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, founded in 1946, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through seven colleges including: the College of Arts and Architecture, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Belk College of Business, College of Computing & Informatics, College of Education, William States Lee College of Engineering, and the College of Health & Human Services. Its modern 1,000-acre campus is located eight miles north of uptown Charlotte.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 29,615
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

1,000-acre campus in Charlotte (population: 859,035), eight miles from downtown area. Served by air, bus, lightrail, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Charlotte Douglas International

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte
28223-0001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Triveni (Indian Students Association)
  • National Society of Leadership and Success
  • Kinesiology Student Organization
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Art & Mindfulness

Top Events

  • International Festival
  • Student Organization Showcase
  • Haunted Union
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
83%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
48%
500-599
43%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
700-800
9%
600-699
44%
500-599
44%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
30-36
8%
24-29
45%
18-23
44%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline June 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.92

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,224
Declined 7,843
Total Received 22,067

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
geographical residence
state residency
talent/ability
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
application essay
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
volunteer work

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 92
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,812
Room & board $11,060
Additional fees $3,284
Books & supplies $1,250
Other fees $1,515
Total $20,921

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Rock climbing, Table tennis, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Rock climbing, Table tennis, Water polo

Club Sports Men

Archery, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Archery, Equestrian sports, Field hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
Anthropology
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Japanese Language and Literature
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Meteorology
Music, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Systems Engineering
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

29,615

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

24,070
students

Female
47%
11,252

Male
53%
12,818

19%

5,545
students

Female
58%
3,195

Male
42%
2,350

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

20,877
students

Female
47%
9,728

Male
53%
11,149

14%

3,193
students

Female
48%
1,524

Male
52%
1,669

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 37%
Student 5 year graduation rate 22%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

2,740

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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