University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$7,181

$21,246

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,266
Declined 4,367
Total Received 13,633
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Public

17,001

undergraduate students

3,366

graduate students

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School Facts

University of North Carolina at Wilmington is a public, comprehensive university. Founded in 1947 as a two-year institution, it became a four-year university in 1963 and joined the state system in 1969. Its 661-acre campus, with buildings of modified Georgian design, is located in the southeastern part of the state, 10 to 15 miles from several Atlantic coast beaches.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 20,367
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational

661-acre campus in Wilmington (population: 119,045), 128 miles from Raleigh. Served by air and bus; train serves Fayetteville (92 miles). School operates transportation around campus and surrounding area. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of North Carolina at Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC
28403-5963

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school 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
24%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
590
75th
650
25th
570
75th
27
25th
21
75th
26
25th
21
75th
27
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $80
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,266
Declined 4,367
Total Received 13,633

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Financial Aid

50%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,744

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,443
Room $6,926
Board $4,420
Additional fees $2,738
Books & supplies $1,130
Total $19,657
Average Financial Aid - $6,744
Total with Avg. Aid $12,913
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 910 962-3177
F: 910 962-3851
finaid@uncw.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, cycling, equestrian sports, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, quidditch, rowing, rugby, soccer, swimming, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cycling, equestrian sports, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, quidditch, rowing, rugby, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aikido, badminton, basketball, battleship, corn hole, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, indoor soccer, Irish dance, kickball, pickleball, sand volleyball, softball, spikeball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, walleyball, Wiffle ball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Computer Graphics.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Gerontology.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Information Technology.
International/Globalization Studies.
Investments and Securities.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Statistics, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy.
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Professional Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law

20,367

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

17,001
students

Female
64%
10,801

Male
36%
6,200

17%

3,366
students

Female
71%
2,374

Male
29%
992

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

13,314
students

Female
61%
8,109

Male
39%
5,205

22%

3,687
students

Female
74%
2,692

Male
26%
995

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 1

Spring: October 15

Summer: March 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

96%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Countries most often represented France
Germany
Mexico
Spain
Turkey
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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