University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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University Overview

Established in 1946, University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Charlotte (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 74 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNC Charlotte also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UNC Charlotte
Founded 1946
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte
28223-0001 North Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (704) 687 8622
Fax +1 (704) 687 3279

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte 28223-0001
(704) 687 3366

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of North Carolina at Charlotte's Library
University of North Carolina at Charlotte's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,047,449 physical volumes, 87,990 physical media, 42,689 digital/electronic medium and 650 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of North Carolina at Charlotte's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
University of North Carolina at Charlotte provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 6,299 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1957


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of North Carolina System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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