University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

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.

School Profiles: Undergrad

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

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,224
Declined + 7,643
Total Received 21,867
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Public

24,070

undergraduate students

5,545

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science
  2. Communication Studies
  3. Finance
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Codes

SAT 5105
ACT 3163

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 29,615
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Charlotte, NC

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
49%
500-599
43%
400-499
2%
700-800
9%
600-699
44%
500-599
44%
400-499
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
56%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
31%
18-23
48%
12-17
9%
30-36
8%
24-29
52%
18-23
34%
12-17
6%
30-36
8%
24-29
46%
18-23
44%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
(school accepts fee waivers with ACT, College Board, and NACAC)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline June 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,224
Declined + 7,643
Total Received 21,867

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work

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Admissions Contact

Claire Kirby
Director of Admissions
P: 704 687-5507
F: 704 687-1664
admissions@uncc.edu

Financial Aid

61%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,990

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,096
Room $6,560
Board $4,750
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $19,656
Average Financial Aid - $10,990
Total with Avg. Aid $8,666

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $40,823,931
State $21,064,793
Institutional $14,074,443
Other external $2,845,599
Total $78,808,766

Non-need-based

Federal $11,256
State $176,324
Institutional $2,691,614
Other external $1,038,621
Total $3,917,815

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
September 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 704 687-5504
F: 704 687-1461
finaid@uncc.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Bruce Blackmon
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@uncc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, baseball, bass fishing, billiards, cricket, crossfit, cycling, disc golf, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, fitness, golf, ice hockey, kung fu, lacrosse, laser tag, paintball, quidditch, rugby, running, sailing, snowboarding, soccer, spikeball, swimming, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, weight lifting, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, baseball, bass fishing, billiards, cricket, crossfit, cycling, disc golf, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, fitness, golf, ice hockey, kung fu, lacrosse, laser tag, paintball, quidditch, rugby, running, sailing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, spikeball, swimming, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bocce, croquet, disc golf, flag football, golf, kickball, miniature golf, rock climbing, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Mike Hill (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Kim Whitestone (women's)
Executive Associate Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Conference USA
Mascot
49ers
School colors
green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Africana Studies
Anthropology
Applied Energy/Electromechanical Systems
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Architecture
Art
Art Education
Art History
Athletic Training
Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics/Computational Biology
Biology
Biology/Medical Technology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Finance
Chemistry
Child/Family Development Teacher Licensure
Child/Family Studies/Early Education
Civil Engineering
Communication Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computing/Information Systems
Construction Management
Construction/Facilities Management
Counseling
Counselor Education/Supervision
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Curriculum/Supervision
Dance
Dance Education
Data Science/Business Analytics
Earth Science
Earth/Environmental Studies
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Research
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Technology/Civil
Engineering Technology/Electrical
Engineering Technology/Mechanical
English
Environmental Studies
Ethics/Applied Philosophy
Exercise Science
Finance
Fire Protection/Administration
Fire Safety Engineering Technology
French
Geography
Geography/Urban Regional Analysis
Geology
German
Gerontology
Health Administration
Health Informatics
Health Psychology
Health Services Research
Health Systems Management
History
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Technology
Infrastructure/Environmental Systems
Instructional Systems Technology
International Business
International Studies
Japanese Studies
Kinesiology
Latin American Studies
Liberal Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematical Finance
Mathematics
Mathematics/Business
Measurement/Evaluation
Mechanical Engineering
Meteorology
Middle Grades Education
Middle Grades/Secondary Education
Music
Music Performance
Nanoscale Science
Neurodiagnostics/Sleep Disorder
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Operations/Supply Chain Management
Optical Science/Engineering
Organizational Science
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Health Sciences
Public Policy
R.N./B.S.N. Completion
Reading Education
Real Estate
Religious Studies
Respiratory Care
Respiratory Therapy
School Administration
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/Academically Gifted
Special Education/Adapted Curriculum
Special Education/General Curriculum
Sport Marketing/Management
Systems Engineering
Teaching
Teaching English as a Second Language
Theatre
Urban Design
Urban Education
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science
  2. Communication Studies
  3. Finance

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

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 Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

89%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 55
Countries most often represented Japan
Kuwait
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Claire Kirby
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
704 687-5507
intl.admissions@uncc.edu

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