UNC

University of North Carolina - Charlotte

9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, United States
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  • Total Documents
    446
  • Class Notes
    397
  • Textbook Notes
    20
  • Study Guides
    29
  • Currently Enrolled
    594
  • Previously Enrolled
    493

Overview of University of North Carolina - Charlotte (UNC)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:23,914
    • Men:12,732 (53.2%)
    • Women:11,182 (46.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (UNC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of North Carolina at Charlotte 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 required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
1
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
9201 University City Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
Phone
(704) 687-5507
Fax
(704) 510-6483
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
June 1
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
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
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
January 30

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
66% of 16,743 applicants were admitted
Women
65% of 9,123 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 7,620 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
4,627 (42%) of 11,061 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,037 (35%) of 5,887 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,590 (50%) of 5,174 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
4.01
375 And Above
71%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
5%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
597 average |550-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
42%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
2%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
595 average |560-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
42%
• Score 500 - 600
52%
• Score 400 - 500
2%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |22-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
43%
• Score 18 - 23
51%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UNC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,023|Out-of-state: $20,457
  • Room & Board: - $10,780 (71.25859333685881%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (7.932310946589106%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,148 (20.80909571655209%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of North Carolina at Charlotte 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 29
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002975
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
2,912 (85.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
2,099 (72.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,034 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
220 (10.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$9,103
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,484 (73.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,968
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,699 (83.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,619
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 165 (8.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
53 (1.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,855

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
16,417 (76.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
13,354 (81.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
12,914 (96.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,390 (10.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$9,124
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 9,987 (77.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,414
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 10,732 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,277
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 753 (5.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
255 (1.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,248

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,453
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
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
Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Public Servants, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,352

Academics & Instruction (UNC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


1,160

Part-Time Faculty


506

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


58%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 10% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 19% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 11% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 17% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 7% 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: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 27% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 36% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 10% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# 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
1,891,532

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1600
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


83.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


28.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


49.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.2%

Programs & Majors (UNC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (64)


  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fire Services Administration
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Latin American Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Meteorology
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Systems Engineering

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Health professions and related sciences, Social sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Urban Design, Master of Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Health Administration, Professional Science Master's, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Master of Social Work, Master of School Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Public Health, Master of Architecture I, Master of Architecture II, Master of Science in Engineering Management

Master's Programs of Study (105)


  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Arts Administration
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Construction Management
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Database Systems
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Emergency Management
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Ethics
  • Facilities Management
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Fire Protection Engineering
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Game Design and Development
  • Gender Studies
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Gerontology
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Science
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Middle School Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Optical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Real Estate
  • Religion
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Technical Writing
  • Theater
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Urban Design
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing

Campus Life (UNC)

Location & Geography

Population


792,862

Nearest Metropolitan Area


1,000 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Charlotte

Weather


Temperature
29.6 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
Rain
112 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
12 mile(s) from campus in Charlotte
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Charlotte
Nearest Train Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Charlotte

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


24% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


76%

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
Forty-Niner
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, rock climbing, soccer, softball, table tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, triveni (indian students association), esports club, kinesiology student organization, national society of collegiate scholars, national society of leadership and success

Sororities


11% of women participate

Fraternities


7% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


20,597

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
23,914
Women
11,182
Men
12,732

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 6.7% Asian
  • 16.9% Black/African-American
  • 10.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 58.9% White
  • 2.4% Unknown

International Students


2.5% from 92 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


5,403

Student Resources (UNC)