C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 23,404
   Women 11,083 (47.4%)
   Men 12,321 (52.6%)
Graduate Students 5,317
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 62% of 17,475 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline June 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.97 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math 568 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 553 average
510-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
22-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay       X
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $21,581
Out-of-state: $34,752
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $6,763
Out-of-state: $19,934
  Room and Board $10,470
Average Percent of Need Met 62%
Average Freshman Award $9,875
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 1,080
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 18% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 11% of classes
50-99 students: 16% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes
Charlotte Population 792,862
Nearest Metropolitan Area Charlotte
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 78% of freshmen, 23% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Forty-Niner
Sororities 11% of women participate
Fraternities 8% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.2% Asian
16.8% Black/African-American
9.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.3% White
2.6% Unknown
International Students 2.4% from 52 countries
First-Year Students Returning 82.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 28.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported