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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG)

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  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.


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  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a four-year public university that offers both undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses. The UNC Greensboro is one of the seventeenth campuses under the franchise of the University of North Carolina. 

With a legacy of over 128 years, UNCG aims at the holistic development of the student and sculpting their students so that they could create an impact on world economics. Starting off with only 198 students and 15 faculties, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro campus has now over 19,000 students enrolled in either online or offline University Major courses. The university has already acquired two classifications - 'Community Engagement' from the Carnegie Foundation and 'Doctoral University with Higher Research Activity' for The Advancement of Teaching. 

The UNCG semester exchange program and the Lloyd International Honors College have made International education possible.

  • The acceptance rate of UNCG is 84% which makes it flexible in terms of admission criteria.

  • The University is accredited under the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission (SACSCOC). 

  • The faculty-student ratio is 18:1.

  • Graduation rate is decent around 54%

  • The campus is eco-friendly and safe for all students.

  • The university portrays a wide ethnic and cultural diversity in its population.

  • Offers more than 42 online courses and 120 offline courses fields of study including business, fashion, sign language, and many more.


Online Education at UNCG

The credits of the courses can be transferred conveniently. The university offers programs in Bachelors's, Masters and Doctorate levels along with some Certificate programs.

  • UNCG majors include Arts, Behavioral Sciences, Business Management, Education, Exercise Science, Fine Arts, Health Science, History, Human Services, and many more.

  • UNGC Box is an online storage platform dedicated to the storage of information of UNCG Members. After registering at the  SpartanLink you can view your application status and register for the various university events.


The reviews about the university are as follows.

  • The Green Bikes and Scooters on the campus make the campus eco-friendly.

  • The professors are ready to engage the students with the best knowledge possible.

  • The huge and lovely campus provides apt-spaces for student activity.

  • UNCG's ethnic and cultural diversity is most appreciable.

  • Safety is assured at the campus.

Location & Contact




1400 Spring Garden St


As per the US News College Rankings, the University has bagged the following recognitions:

  • 109th in 'Top Public Schools'.

  • 201st rank in 'National Universities'.

  • 147th in 'Business Programs'.

  • UNCG received the rank of 241th  for ‘Best campus in America’.

  • 455th rank for ‘Best Colleges for Student Athletes in America’.

To get the insights of more rankings of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro refer to this link.


  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


  • SAT Range

    990 - 1160



  • ACT Range

    20 - 25

  • High School GPA


  • Application Fee


  • Accept Common App


The acceptance rate of the University is moderate where the average eligibility criteria are above 56% in all fields. The University is mainly famous for its Research and Liberal arts stream. The acceptance rate is 84% which makes UNCG 49th in North Carolina for the ‘Lowest acceptance rate’. In recent years, UNCG accepted 5,665 candidate applications out of 8,179

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro typically attracts the “B+” High School, students. The desirable SAT test score should be around 990-1160 and that of ACT should be 20-25While the SAT/ACT test scores are average, one needs to have high High school GPA records for admission into UNGC. The estimated GPA is 3.64 out of 4.00 GPA. 

  • UNCG provides the facility of both online and offline admission process. 

  • One of the unique features about the University is that one can have a virtual campus tour and counseling session via video conferencing facilities. This feature has been included so that the candidates and their families can get a piece of wholesome information from the University administrative directly.

  • The application submission deadline is 1st March for the fall session.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


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Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies


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  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


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UNC Greensboro has been recognized nationally for the affordability and value of our educational experience. The annual cost to attend the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is subjected to changes based on the University major program one is opting for. However, on a broader view, the annual cost to attend for a resident student is $16,667and that for an out of state student is $31,826

Having said this, the net price of attendance sums up to $10,496. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro provides financial aid in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans. The annual reported net worth of UNCG last year was around $9,017 was received by 65% of the student population as Grant aids.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


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Most Popular Majors:

  • Business Administration, Management...

    401 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    202 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    179 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    175 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    171 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    170 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    135 Graduates

  • Sociology

    126 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    171 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    170 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    135 Graduates

  • Sociology

    126 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    112 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    87 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    82 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    82 Graduates

  • Social Work

    77 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    77 Graduates

  • Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

    74 Graduates

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

    72 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    71 Graduates

  • Nutrition Sciences

    66 Graduates

  • Public Health

    59 Graduates

  • Special Education and Teaching

    59 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    58 Graduates

  • Apparel and Textiles

    52 Graduates

  • Music

    51 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    47 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    46 Graduates

  • History

    46 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    43 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    42 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    39 Graduates

  • International Business

    33 Graduates

  • Business/Managerial Economics

    27 Graduates

  • Dance

    25 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    24 Graduates

  • Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

    24 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    23 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    23 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    23 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    22 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    20 Graduates

  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

    18 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    17 Graduates

  • Economics

    15 Graduates

  • Physics

    12 Graduates

  • Classics and Classical Languages, L...

    11 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    11 Graduates

  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

    7 Graduates

  • Religion/Religious Studies

    7 Graduates

  • Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

    3 Graduates

  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

    2 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.


Full-time / Part-time

86% / 14%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












Two or more races


Non Resident alien




American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,658 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


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Undergrads in College Housing


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Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,657/year.

Meal Plan Available


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname

Spiro the Spartan

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

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Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Sports Team (Men)



Cross Country




Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)


Cross Country





Track and Field


Campus Security

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $9,264 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UNCG, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 33% male and 67% female students enrolled at the university.

24-Hour Security Patrol

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After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$17,500 - $27,486

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$182 - $285

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


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Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


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Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


The University of North Carolina at Greensboro provides scholarship programs, grants, and student loans so as to support its students financially. The federal school code FAFSA code for UNCG is 002976. Any student opting for financial aid must file a FAFSA form.

  • The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Scholarships includes Albert S.Keister Scholarship, Hazel Nixon Brown Scholarships, Anna M.Kreimer Scholarship Joe Illman Scholarships, and many more.

  • Federal Aid includes Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, Pell Grant, Direct PLUS Loans, and many more.

  • The State Aid includes NC Student Aid Grant, UNC Need-Based Grant, Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarships, Golden Leaf Scholarship, and many more.

  • The Military Aid includes the Montgomery GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program, ROTC Scholarship, Tuition Assistance Program, and many more.

Last year, $9,017 was awarded to 65% population of the students who had applied for financial aid via Grants. Contact the university to know more about financial aid information. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) financial aid phone number is 1 336-334-5702.

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