UNC Greensboro recognizes the important role that high school counselors play in helping students navigate the college search process. We know that students rely on you to help them find the best academic match. Like you, we take pride in helping students find the right fit.

Our admissions counselors welcome the opportunity to work alongside you during your students’ college search and application process. Visit our Counselor Portal to access the latest information about your students’ applications and to learn more about UNCG.

If you would like to schedule a time to tour our campus and meet our staff, please call us at 336.334.5243.

Application information

UNCG seeks students from a variety of backgrounds. Staff members read and evaluate all applications, and we encourage students to include anything in their application that helps us determine their probability of success at UNCG. Information we consider includes:

  • High school (and if applicable, college) records
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Optional essay, which must to be completed to qualify for merit scholarships
  • Letters of recommendation and resumes, which are encouraged

Fast facts about UNCG

  • UNCG was founded in 1891 as a school for women. The university has been co-ed since the 1960s. We are one of the three original institutions of the consolidated University of North Carolina system. Today, UNCG enrolls approximately 20,000, including about 16,000 undergraduates.
  • Undergraduates can choose from more than 125 majors and concentrations. Some of the most popular offerings include business administration, biology, psychology, kinesiology, computer science, nursing, information systems and supply chain management, accounting, art, and sociology. There are more than 100 programs for students wishing to pursue an advanced degree.
  • UNCG recognizes the need for students to learn and develop outside of the classroom. We offer hands-on learning opportunities such as internships, undergraduate research, service, and study abroad. Our students expand their perspectives and mature into responsible members of a global society.

Learn more about UNCG and its history here.

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