University of North Carolina at Charlotte Overview
Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is University of North Carolina at Charlotte Known For?
- The highest award offered at UNC Charlotte is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 71% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UNC Charlotte makes roughly $44,000 a year. This is 8% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
UNC Charlotte has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#65||Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#102||Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#116||Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UNC Charlotte.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UNC Charlotte has earned from around the web.
|#4||Best Value Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies||College Factual|
|#29||Best Value Colleges for History||College Factual|
|#36||Best History Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#41||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#49||Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences||College Factual|
|#70||Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific||College Factual|
Where Is University of North Carolina at Charlotte?
Contact details for UNC Charlotte are given below.
|Address:||9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001|
How Do I Get Into UNC Charlotte?
You can apply to UNC Charlotte online at: https://admissions.uncc.edu/admissions/apply-now
Admission Requirements for UNC Charlotte
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UNC Charlotte?
Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 68%, and the acceptance rate for women is 64%.
Average Test Scores
About 62% of students accepted to UNC Charlotte submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 630. Math scores were between 550 and 640.
Can I Afford University of North Carolina at Charlotte?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UNC Charlotte, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $7,025 a year. That adds up to $28,100 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UNC Charlotte is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 5,545 graduate students at the school.
Of the 20,877 full-time undergraduates at UNC Charlotte, 53% are male and 47% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of North Carolina at Charlotte students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||3,203|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,256|
North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. At this time, 29 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 102 countries are represented at UNC Charlotte. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at University of North Carolina at Charlotte
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UNC Charlotte has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 17th most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UNC Charlotte
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of North Carolina at Charlotte was 2.1%. This is the #1,890 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNC Charlotte regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UNC Charlotte majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Allied Health Professions||13%|
|Curriculum & Instruction||19%|
|Engineering Technology (Other)||41%|
|Instructional Media Design||15%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||2%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UNC Charlotte ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UNC Charlotte.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Electronics Engineering Technology||#21|
|Teaching English or French||#48|
|Allied Health Professions||#86|
|Instructional Media Design||#110|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#176|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#249|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#411|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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