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University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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  • 4 Year
  • CHARLOTTE, NC

Report Card

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

About

9201 UNIVERSITY CITY BLVD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28223
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Conference USA
From University of North Carolina at Charlotte

At Charlotte, the future is yours to create.

UNC Charlotte is the fastest-growing and third-largest university in North Carolina. As North Carolina’s urban research university, Charlotte is made up of seven colleges offering 171 majors with 77 programs leading to bachelor’s degrees, 65 master’s degrees, and 24 doctoral degrees. We have a vibrant, exciting campus nestled into one of America’s fastest growing cities, and our future is as bright as our students.

Community is the foundation for our greatness, and we cannot wait to welcome you to Niner Nation. A large university with a small college feel, warm and sunny location and outstanding academics are waiting for you as you shape what’s next at Charlotte.

Your interest in Charlotte is just the beginning. What happens next is up to you.

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University of North Carolina at Charlotte Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
80%
SAT Range
1110-1280
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,029 / 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
$7,666 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
74%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 173 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 222 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 222 responses

Majors

Become an Engineer through Hands-on Experience!

The success of the Lee College of Engineering is tied to our philosophy of teamwork and application. Starting from year one, students participate in hands-on projects and activities. All students work and learn with top faculty, area businesses, and industry professionals. Our dynamic, urban location provides students with unlimited opportunities that few universities can match.

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    73%
  • On Campus
    4%
  • Online
    23%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
21,104 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,071
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 154 responses
  • Very diverse
    41%
  • Commuter school, campus is dead on the weekends
    21%
  • Most think uncc="back up school," not first choice
    13%
  • Ambitious
    12%
  • Diverse, stepping stone for a job
    8%
  • The school most people transfer to.
    3%
  • Outgoing
    1%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 252 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 295 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 166 responses
  • Expanding
    52%
  • Accepting
    14%
  • Unlimited Opportunities
    12%
  • Vibrant
    11%
  • Boring
    2%
  • Complicated
    2%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
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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