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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    C+
University of North Carolina at Charlotte is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Conference USA
Address
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223
Website
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
June 1
SAT Range
1030-1200
ACT Range
22-26
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$12,084/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,373/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,154/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,090/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,127/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,422/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.173 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.190 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.190 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
20,263Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 125 responses
Report
  • Very diverse
    38%
  • Commuter school, campus is dead on the weekends
    22%
  • Most think uncc="back up school," not first choice
    15%
  • Ambitious
    14%
  • Diverse, stepping stone for a job
    7%
  • The school most people transfer to.
    3%
  • Diverse
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.220 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.263 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 134 responses
Report
  • Expanding
    55%
  • Accepting
    15%
  • Vibrant
    13%
  • Unlimited Opportunities
    12%
  • Boring
    2%
  • Complicated
    2%
  • Exemplary
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.132 responses
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I have truly enjoyed my time at UNCC. The campus and facilities are top notch and the University is constantly expanding with the addition of new buildings/facilities. The faculty and staff have been extremely helpful in making sure I am on track and taking the right classes to meet my degree requirements. With Division 1 Baseball, Football, Basketball, and Soccer, as well as a plethora of intramural sports and special interest clubs, there is always something to do on campus. I highly recommend that you consider the University of North Carolina at Charlotte!
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I am currently a sophomore here at UNCC with a Communications-PR major and a minor in French. I can say I absolutely love it here at UNCC. This is coming from someone who has no bias towards the school, as I am here by choice. I enjoy the fast-paced environment that Charlotte in general provides, and being a student at UNCC allows me to keep up. As all things, there are flaws, but I can say in consideration that I've stayed at other institutions and had Charlotte as my last choice, UNCC make the most sense for anyone wanting to get out of a small town mentality looking to get a good education from a well rounded, VERY diverse institution! Best choice I've made, probably ever!
I love the diversity of UNC Charlotte. You will meet many different people from different walks of life. The location is close to a major city with a growing job market and plenty to do for college students. And I have love my major classes and felt very at home withinh major. I have been pleased with UNCC. Only down sides have been the constant construction, lack of parking, and cost. But this all goes along with a growing university with all the positive qualities it has to offer!