University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

Website: www.uncc.edu/

Public
Co-ed
23,914
Undergraduate
Students
(46.8%) 11,182 Women
(53.2%) 12,732 Men
5,403
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
66% of 16,743 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
June 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
4.01
SAT Math
597 average
550-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
595 average
560-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
22-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,151
Out-of-state: $35,585
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,023
Out-of-state: $20,457
Room and Board
$10,780
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Freshman Award
$9,103
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$27,453
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,160
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
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Campus Life

Charlotte Population
792,862
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Charlotte
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
24% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Forty-Niner
Sororities
11% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Students

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
First-Year Students Returning
83.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

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

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 1  
History 1  
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required June 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
9201 University City Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Phone
(704) 687-5507
Fax
(704) 510-6483
E-mail
admissions@uncc.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson 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
Available

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


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


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
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
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
80% of 8338 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
4.01
3.75 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 Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
597 average
550-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
42%
Score of 500 - 600
50%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
595 average
560-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
42%
Score of 500 - 600
52%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

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

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 17%
Top quarter: 50%
Top half: 83%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,151
Out-of-state: $35,585
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,023
Out-of-state: $20,457
Room and Board
$10,780
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$3,148
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 29
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002975
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

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 Who Took Out Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$27,453
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships 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 Award Areas
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
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
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
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,352
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • 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
Business/marketing, Engineering, Health professions and related sciences, Social sciences, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
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
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and 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
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

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,891,532
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 Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School 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

  • 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

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Art Education
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Community Health
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Gender Studies
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Gerontology
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Science
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Middle School Education
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Optical Sciences
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Systems Engineering
  • Theater
  • Women's Studies

Location and Setting


Charlotte Population
792,862
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Charlotte
Campus Size
1,000 acres

Weather

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

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
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 in College Housing
24% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
76%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Forty-Niner
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

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

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
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


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
23,914
Women
11,182 (46.8%)
Men
12,732 (53.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
20,597
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
All Graduate Students
5,403

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
83.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
49.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
54.2%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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