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.
- Ethnicity (Fall 2015)
- 0.4% American Indian or Alaskan Native
- 4.7% Asian
- 27.5% Black/African American
- 7.5% Hispanics of any race
- 0.11% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
- 2.5 % Non-resident Alien
- 4.3% Multiracial
- 1.5% Unknown
- 51.5% White
- 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 20:1. 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
- Top 30 "Best Bang for the Buck Southeast Colleges," Washington Monthly
- "Best 381 Colleges," Princeton Review
- "Top College" for value, Educate to Career
- Active Minds Healthy Campus Award
- President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
- "Best for Vets," Military Times Magazine
- "Top Universities Contributing Most to the Public Good," Washington Monthly
- "Green College," Princeton Review
- "N.C. Professor of the Year (Dr. Omar H. Ali)," Carnegie Foundation/Council for Advancement and Support of Education
- "National Leader in Improving Minority Student Graduation Rates," The Education Trust
- Estimated costs projected for 2016-17
- $7,029: In-state tuition and fees
- $21,891: Out-of-state tuition and fees
- $4,819: Room (for a double; varies depending on room and residence hall)
- $3,496: Meals (unlimited meal plan)
- 81 percent of freshmen live on campus.
- UNCG offers more than 200 clubs and student organizations, including Greek Life.
- 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.
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