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    University Of North Carolina - [UNC Charlotte], North Carolina, Charlotte

    Charlotte, North CarolinaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1946established year
    29317enrollment
    7.8/10

    University of North Carolina: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, the University of North Carolina is a public research university. It was established in the year 1946 and offers bachelor’s, master’s as well as doctoral degrees through its 9 colleges. It is the largest educational institution in the Charlotte region. The University offers student loans and various scholarships for international students to study in the US. Online application and submission of transcripts are required to avail the scholarships and loans.

    Rankings

    • The University of North Carolina is ranked at #228 in National Universities according to US News Rankings 2020.
    • #109 in Top Public Schools according to US News Rankings 2020.
    • #98 in Best Big Colleges in America according to Niche rankings.
    • #7 in Top Public Universities in North Carolina according to Niche rankings.
    • According to Forbes Rankings, the university has been ranked at #485 nationally.

    Highlights

    Institution Type Public
    Academic Calendar Type Semester
    Application Fee $80
    Acceptance Rate 66%
    Test scores required SAT/ACT
    Application Deadline June 1
    Academic Staff 1,456
    Students 29,710
    The student to faculty ratio 19:1
    Cost $14,811 per annum
    Website uncc.edu

    Campus

    • The university has 3 campuses:
      • Charlotte Research Institute Campus: 100-acre campus, established in 2002. Focusses on research, and attracts students, researchers, and faculty, to work together.
      • Centre City Campus: Located in the first ward of Uptown Charlotte, focusses on evening and business courses. It operates out of a 12-story building and contains an art gallery, auditorium, and 110-seat lecture hall.
      • The main campus (University City): The 1000-acre picturesque campus is self-contained, and is heavily wooded along with a number of man-made lakes.
    • With about 29,000 enrolled students, the female to male student ratio stands at 53:47.
    • Transportation on campus: Niner Transit, Light Rail, CATS buses.
    • Student organization: honor societies, international, multicultural, political, religious, secret societies, sports and many more.
    • Greek life: There are 10 sororities, and 14 fraternities on the campus.

    Residence

    • 6000+ students live on campus.
    • 23% of undergraduates live in college housing.
    • There are a number of housing options available, with 16 huge residential halls, and one Greek village on campus.
    • The following facilities are available to all students who live on campus: electricity, gas, water, network television, and internet service.
    • Meal plans can be purchased each semester by the resident students.
    • Additionally, an Optional Dining Account (ODA) which is a dining debit account can be purchased to be used all dining locations on the UNC campus.

    Programs

    • UNC offers 75 bachelor’s degree programs, 65 master’s degree programs, and 24 doctorate degree programs.
    • The most popular majors at UNC are Psychology, communications, computer science, and finance, among others.
    • 15 degrees and certificate programs via distance education are also offered.
    • Some certificate courses include Jazz, Game Design and Development, Advanced Dance Studies, Languages and Culture Studies, Video Production.
    • The research facilities at UNC are great, with an average funding of $1,274 per student.

    Top Programs in the  University of North Carolina Charlotte

    Programs Fees Per Annum
    M.Sc Computer Science $33,315
    M.B.A $66,626
    M.Eng Mechanical Engineering $33,315
    B.Sc Computer Engineering $12,930
    B.Sc Nursing $12,930

    Application Process

    International students seeking admissions at the University can follow the below-mentioned admission details:

    • There are 3 ways to apply at the University of North Carolina:
      • UNC Charlotte Future 49ER Application
      • Common App
      • CFNC Application
    • The application fee is $80.
    • Application Deadline: February 1.
    • English Proficiency test results are required for international applicants from countries where English isn’t an official language.
      • TOEFL IBT: 70+
      • TOEFL PBT: 523+
      • IELTS: 6.0+
      • PTE Academic: 48+
    • Standardized test scores required: SAT/ACT
    • Other Documents required for international applicants: official school records, English proficiency test results, an English translation of all transcripts, copy of passport.

    Estimated Annual Cost of Attendance

    Expenses Cost
    Tuition and Fees 20,288 USD
    Loan Fee 59 USD
    Books 1,250 USD
    Room and Board 12,432 USD
    Transportation 2,499 USD
    Miscellaneous 1,500 USD
    TOTAL 38,028 USD

    Financial Aid for International Students

    • Need-based financial aid is available for all University of North Carolina at Charlotte students.
    • The Levine scholars is a 4-scholarship program deserving students and cover tuition fee, books, room expenses, 4 summers experiences, and a grant of $8000.
    • There are 11 merit-based scholarship programs other than this offered by UNC.
    • Grants are available to those students who demonstrate significant financial need.
    • Some of the available grants are:
      • Federal Pell Grant, Federal Work-Study, TEACH Grant
      • State Grants: NC Education Lottery Scholarship, UNC Need-based grant
      • Institutional Grants: State Appropriated Grant (SAG), Tuition Assistance Grant (TAG)

    Alumni

    • The Alumni Association of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte has more than 80,000 members.
    • The association acts as a network of graduates who help each other out in their professional, personal and social development.
    • Some notable alumni include Greg Gbur, author and physicist; The Moody Brothers, musicians; Nicole Atkins, pop singer; Rodney White, Basketball player; and Mike Davis, politician.
    $33,3151st YEAR
    FEES

    1 year

    Course Duration

    Mar 10

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.5|TOEFL83
    $66,6261st YEAR
    FEES

    1 year

    Course Duration

    Jan 06

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.5|TOEFL83|GMAT690
    $33,3151st YEAR
    FEES

    1 year

    Course Duration

    Mar 10

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.5|TOEFL83

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Jan 15

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7.0|TOEFL100|PTE68
    $12,9301st YEAR
    FEES

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Jan 31

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7.0|TOEFL100|PTE68

    University of North Carolina Overview

    Insitution type
    Public
    Student Population
    33351
    FAFSA Code
    002975
    Application Cost
    $60
    Accreditation
    SACSSCOC
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $25,900 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    2 : 1

    Admission & dates

    Early Action Deadlines

    November 1

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    January 15

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Language Proficiency
    TOEFL-83--
    IELTS-6.5--
    Undergraduate
    SAT Check Detailed Score11901110127062
    Evidence-Based Reading and Writing595560630-
    Mathematics595550640-
    ACT Check Detailed Score24222670
    English232025-
    Mathematics242126-

    University of North Carolina Acceptance Rate

    65.8 %

    acceptance rate

    16696

    total applicants

    33351

    total enrolled

    Male
    Female

    50.7%

    Male

    49.3%

    Female

    Undergraduate
    Undergraduate Programs
    65.8%
    Total Applicants
    40644
    Total Enrolled
    26758
    Graduate
    Graduate Programs
    65.8%
    Total Applicants
    10015
    Total Enrolled
    6593

    University of North Carolina enrollment

    Enrollment
    University of North Carolina Enrollment
    33351
    Undergraduate Enrollment
    26758
    Graduate Enrollment
    6593
    Graduation Rate
    Average Graduation Rate
    48.7%

    Attendance Cost

    $25,900

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $25,900 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $26,400 / Year
    On Campus
    Books & Supplies
    $1,200 / Year
    On campus, Room & Board
    $12,408 / Year
    On Campus, Other Expenses
    $3,207 / Year
    Off Campus
    Off campus (not with family), Room & Board
    $9,893 / Year
    Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses
    $3,496 / Year
    Off campus (with family), Room & Board
    $3,563 / Year
    Off campus (with family), Other Expenses
    $3,563 / Year

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
    Program wise accreditation
    Music Programs
    National Association of Schools of Music
    Nursing Programs
    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Nursing Programs
    Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

    Faculty

    total facultyfull timepart timegraduate assistants
    247551735174041243

    Ranking

    20212020201920182017
    US News logo

    US News

    Ranked #792

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    College Rating

    Based on 5 Students Rating

    7.8 out of 10
    8.6/10Academic
    8.2/10Accommodation
    8.0/10Faculty
    8.4/10Infrastructure
    7.0/10Placement
    8.2/10Social Life

    Reviews

    VP
    6.5 /10

    I was planning to continue my studies abroad because of better career options and the quality of education, I heard about this university through a relative of mine and decided to opt for it. My GPA was 8. I had to submit a common application form.

    Course Curriculum :

    My Master of Accountancy degree was designed to prepare me for careers in public accounting, industry, banking, and other organizations. In addition, it prepared me for further study in doctoral programs or law school. The program provides graduates with the technical skills, competencies, knowledge, and judgment to succeed as accounting professionals.

    8 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    6 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 extracurricular
    HB
    8.3 /10

    UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the students. After securing a GPA of 7, I decided to pursue my further studies in the USA. I had applied through an online application form which was worth $75.

    Course Curriculum :

    I was keen to study a finance program in the USA. The areas of my upper-division majors were Business Analytics, Finance, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, or Operations and Supply Chain Management. I was required to earn a credit of around 40 hours for my program.

    9 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    E
    7.2 /10

    I wanted to run in college so the coach let me on the team. Also, it's in-state so it's cheaper than most schools and I am close to home. I like the city that my school is in too so that I can live by the school after college.

    Course Curriculum :

    Cours Curriculum is very well structured and taught. The professors are very helpful and good. I feel that this program very well prepares me for the future. This is a great program for anyone who wants to go into Excercise Science.

    8 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    6 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    6 /10 extracurricular
    NG
    9.5 /10

    I loved the location and how well rounded the college was in all programs. I felt the college was the perfect size for me and was a really great price, unlike many other institutions. The price for this university compared to others from my area in Virginia and others in North Carolina, this one was the best.

    Course Curriculum :

    I do not mind it and I like structure and the way in which my professor's set up their classes. The course curriculum is a great guide to the semester and what to expect from a certain class. I enjoy the curriculum for my major and feel it has helped me develop skills that will be beneficial in the workforce.

    10 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    BG
    7.7 /10

    Because it was in a big city, the tuition was affordable and the program was promising. I knew that I would be able to excel in this program because of how it was shaped. I wanted something that would feed my soul.

    Course Curriculum :

    I like that the curriculum is essential to my career as a historian. It will help to be objective as well as analyze better in the real world. The skills that I've acquired will be useful once I graduate because not everyone gets the same thing.

    8 /10 academic/food
    6 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    5 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
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    9201 University City Blvd\, Charlotte\, NC 28223
    ADDRESS

    Nearby This Campus

    • Book Store
    • Restaurant
    • Shopping Mall
    • Pharmacy
    • Super Market
    • Airport

    Book Store

    UNC Charlotte Official Bookstore0.33 km
    Barnes and Nobles at UNC Charlotte0.33 km
    Adventist Christian Book Center3.47 km
    Midlife Classic Cars5.58 km
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    Shopping Mall

    McCullough Commons1.13 km
    Terraces at University Place1.14 km
    Head Shop1.16 km
    Grande Promenade1.19 km
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    Super Market

    Origin International Foods(Multi Ethnic)1.49 km
    Target Grocery1.79 km
    Patel Brothers1.88 km
    Walmart Supercenter2.27 km
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    Restaurant

    Jersey Mike's Subs0.87 km
    Panera Bread0.87 km
    Picasso's Sports Cafe1.14 km
    Smoothie King1.17 km
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    Pharmacy

    Margo C. Craig, PharmD1.45 km
    CVS Pharmacy1.75 km
    Sam's Club Pharmacy1.77 km
    Amanda N. Eccleston, PharmD1.79 km
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    Airport

    Taxi Charlotte. NC Yellow Taxi Charlotte4.21 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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