The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a public, coeducational, doctoral-granting, residential university chartered in 1891.
- Located about halfway between Atlanta and Washington in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina, Greensboro is the state's third-largest city with a population of 277,000
- UNCG's enrollment is approximately 19,000, including undergraduate (approximately 16,000) and graduate students. Our students come from 78 countries and 48 states as well as the District of Columbia.
Ethnic minority enrollment is approximately 43%
- White 55.6%
- Black/African-American 24.4%
- Hispanic/Latino 6.1%
- Asian 4.1%
- Nonresident aliens (includes international students) 3.5%
- Native American & Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.5%
- Multiple racial identities 3.6%
- Not disclosed 2.2%
- More than 250 undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.
- Approximately 1,000 faculty members teach at all levels (freshman through graduate).
- Student-to-faculty ratio is 18:1. Average class size is 25 students.
- The Lloyd International Honors College offers an intellectually challenging experience with an international focus.
- A variety of residential colleges encourage students and faculty to teach and learn about the world around them in innovative ways.
Rankings and recognition
- Member of the Folger Institute, a center for advanced study in the humanities and fine arts.
- Included in The Princeton Review's "Best Colleges" guide 16 years in a row.
- One of three UNC system schools with a chapter of the respected Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society.
- Ranked by Washington Monthly since 2006 among U.S. universities that contribute most to the public good.
- Ranked among the top 10 universities in the country by Educate to Career for the value its education offers to graduates
- Named to Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll each year since 2006 for commitment to service learning and civic engagement.
- Nationally recognized by Victory Media as a military-friendly school.
- Ranked No. 56 among the best colleges for the money nationwide by College Factual.
- Estimated costs projected for 2015-16
- $6,733: In-state tuition and fees
- $21,595: Out-of-state tuition and fees
- $4,701: Room (for a double; varies depending on room and residence hall)
- $3,462: Meals (varies on depending on plan)
- 81 percent of freshmen live on campus.
- UNCG offers more than 200 clubs and student organizations.
- Sports and recreation: 17 athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I (Southern Conference), intramural and club sports, Outdoor Adventures program, brand-new Student Recreation Center.
- Arts: Music and choral groups, drama and dance performance groups, concert and lecture series, film series.
- Student media: Student newspaper, radio station, and literary magazine.
- Greek organizations: 19 fraternities and sororities.
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