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University of North Carolina - Wilmington
  • 4 Year
  • WILMINGTON, NC

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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UNC Wilmington is an above-average public university located in Wilmington, North Carolina. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 12,480 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the UNC Wilmington acceptance rate is 65%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 72% of students, UNC Wilmington alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,000.

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601 SOUTH COLLEGE ROAD
WILMINGTON, NC 28403
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association

University of North Carolina - Wilmington Rankings

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UNC Wilmington Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1170-1320
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$80
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$17,981 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,205 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
72%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 107 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 130 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 130 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    32%
  • On Campus
    54%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,480 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,305
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 91 responses
  • Friendly
    60%
  • Southern
    18%
  • Open-minded
    12%
  • Excited
    3%
  • immature
    1%
  • Indifferent
    1%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 143 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 165 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 90 responses
  • Beach
    27%
  • Amazing
    19%
  • Add of the above as well as caring and supportive
    12%
  • Strong Academic Focus
    11%
  • Busy campus in a beach town, best of both worlds!
    8%
  • Encouraging
    8%
  • Nice
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 76 responses

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