UNCG

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

1400 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro, United States
All photos (9)
  • Total Documents
    74
  • Class Notes
    56
  • Textbook Notes
    4
  • Study Guides
    14
  • Currently Enrolled
    96
  • Previously Enrolled
    96

Overview of University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG)

About this school

UNC Greensboro is a public, comprehensive university. Founded in 1891 as a women's college, it adopted coeducation when it joined the state system in 1963. Its 190-acre campus is located 1-1/2 miles from downtown Greensboro.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:16,439
    • Men:5,592 Men (34.0%)
    • Women:10,847 Women (66.0%)

Location

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Admission Information (UNCG)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of North Carolina at Greensboro is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1400 Spring Garden Street
City, State, Zip
Greensboro, NC 27412-5001
Phone
(336) 334-5243
Fax
(336) 334-4180
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins September 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
78% of 8,524 applicants were admitted
Women
78% of 5,796 applicants were admitted
Men
78% of 2,728 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
3,911 (59%) of 6,645 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,528 (56%) of 4,516 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,383 (65%) of 2,129 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.70
375 And Above
55%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
545 average |510-580 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
16%
• Score 500 - 600
65%
• Score 400 - 500
17%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
25%
• Score 500 - 600
60%
• Score 400 - 500
13%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
35%
• Score 18 - 23
61%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UNCG)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,164|Out-of-state: $22,410 (37.27%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,834 (45.95%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (5.2%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,226 (11.58%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of North Carolina at Greensboro accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002976
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
2,584 (93.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
2,566 (99.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,325 (90.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
506 (21.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$12,287
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,704 (73.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,149
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,562 (67.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,494
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,606 (69.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
54 (2.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,757

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
12,019 (86.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
11,837 (98.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,208 (94.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,856 (16.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$11,508
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,793 (69.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,224
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,838 (69.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,316
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 7,210 (64.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
218 (1.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,728

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
89%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,841
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
9.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Junior Miss, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,204

Academics & Instruction (UNCG)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


801

Part-Time Faculty


276

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


59%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 9% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 19% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 15% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 6% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 51% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
2,168,206
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
474
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of North Carolina at Greensboro provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


28.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


48.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


53.0%

Programs & Majors (UNCG)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (70)


  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


Accounting, biology/chemistry, chemistry, computer science, economics/public affairs, kinesiology/athletic training, political science/public affairs

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study (91)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Adult Nursing
  • Applied Economics
  • Architecture
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Classics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economic Development
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Gerontology
  • Hispanic Studies
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • Historic Preservation
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Information Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Library Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Media Studies
  • Middle School Education
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Affairs
  • Reading Education
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technical Writing
  • Textile Design
  • Theater
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing

Campus Life (UNCG)

Location & Geography

Population


279,639

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


250 acres

Weather


Temperature
26.6 average low in January, 83.6 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Greensboro
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Greensboro

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


32% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


68%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Spartan
School Colors
Gold, navy, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, field hockey, racquetball, rock climbing, sand volleyball, soccer, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of North Carolina at Greensboro offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, alpha lamda delta, beta gamma sigma, sigma theta tau, gamma zeta, golden key, uncg leadership challenge - bronze

Sororities


4% of women participate

Fraternities


2% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


14,136

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
16,439
Women
10,847
Men
5,592

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.5% Asian
  • 29.3% Black/African-American
  • 9.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 49.8% White
  • 0.5% Unknown

International Students


1.6% from 38 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


3,483

Student Resources (UNCG)

Study resources