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University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

Web Sitewww.uncw.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students13,914
   Women8,567 (61.6%)
   Men5,347 (38.4%)
Graduate Students1,826

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate72% of 10,436 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA4.13 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math597 average
570-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading595 average
560-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing573 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite25 average
22-26 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $24,661
Out-of-state: $38,677
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,048
Out-of-state: $21,064
Room and Board
$10,490
Average Percent of Need Met62%
Average Freshman Award$8,252
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$25,112

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
618
Regular Class SizeNot reported

CAMPUS LIFE

Wilmington Population112,067
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 94% of freshmen, 30% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotSeahawk
Sororities8% of women participate
Fraternities 5% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.2% Asian
4.8% Black/African-American
6.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.5% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students0.8% from 51 countries
First-Year Students Returning85.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
52.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
72%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
20.4%
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UW W M ERW  
Average 3.44 3.96 598 605 24
Low 2.40 2.25 390 460 15
High 4.00 5.00 770 770 34
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• UNCW's colors are green and gold, to echo the colors of the nearby ocean and beaches.

• UNCW's student-athletes have consistently the highest graduation rates among NCAA Division 1 public universities in North Carolina.

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