UNC

University of North Carolina-Wilmington

601 S College Road, Wilmington, United States
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  • Total Documents
    258
  • Class Notes
    209
  • Textbook Notes
    32
  • Study Guides
    17
  • Currently Enrolled
    712
  • Previously Enrolled
    438

Overview of University of North Carolina-Wilmington (UNC)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:14,502
    • Men:5,485 (37.8%)
    • Women:9,017 (62.2%)

Location

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Admission Information (UNC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of North Carolina at Wilmington 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
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 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
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
601 South College Road
City, State, Zip
Wilmington, NC  28403-3297
Phone
(910) 962-3243
Fax
(910) 962-3038
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$80
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can 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 20

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
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
67% of 11,677 applicants were admitted
Women
67% of 7,559 applicants were admitted
Men
66% of 4,118 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,871 (37%) of 7,767 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,734 (34%) of 5,048 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,137 (42%) of 2,719 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
4.18
375 And Above
83%
3.50 - 3.74
9%
3.25 - 3.49
4%
3.00 - 3.24
3%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
580-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
60%
• Score 500 - 600
34%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
600-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
66%
• Score 500 - 600
23%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |23-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
56%
• Score 18 - 23
37%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UNC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,048|Out-of-state: $21,064
  • Room & Board: - $9,736 (57.749569962631234%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,126 (6.678925203155584%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $5,997 (35.57150483421318%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of North Carolina at Wilmington 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 002984
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,792 (80.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,192 (66.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,141 (95.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
187 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$8,348
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 983 (86.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,224
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 965 (84.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,393
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 425 (37.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
47 (2.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,608

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
8,578 (68.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
6,794 (79.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,497 (95.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
914 (14.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$9,398
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,501 (84.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,020
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,776 (73.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,703
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,204 (18.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
146 (1.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,096

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
60%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,605
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

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, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UNC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


647

Part-Time Faculty


420

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


51%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

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
923,350

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1423
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 Wilmington provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


86.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


54.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


70.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


72.0%

Programs & Majors (UNC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (59)


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

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, Health professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


English, Mathematics, Spanish

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, 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 Accountancy

Master's Programs of Study (50)


  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Research
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontology
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Taxation
  • Writing

Campus Life (UNC)

Location & Geography

Population


112,067

Nearest Metropolitan Area


661 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
34.4 average low in January, 85.4 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in Wilmington
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Wilmington
Nearest Train Station
100 mile(s) from campus in Fayetteville

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


22% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


78%

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
Seahawk
School Colors
Teal, navy, and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of North Carolina at Wilmington offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, association of campus entertainment, residence hall association, sports club council, graduate student association

Sororities


10% of women participate

Fraternities


10% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


12,346

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
14,502
Women
9,017
Men
5,485

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.9% Asian
  • 4.6% Black/African-American
  • 7.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 79.1% White
  • 3.2% Unknown

International Students


1.5% from 53 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


1,985

Student Resources (UNC)