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  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • General Address :
  • 9201 University City Blvd
    Charlotte, North Carolina 28223
    Phone: (704) 687-2000
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • More than 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:

    UNC Charlotte is the only Doctoral/Research University � Intensive in the Charlotte region, fully engaged in the discovery, dissemination, synthesis, and application of knowledge. It provides for the educational, economic, social, and cultural advancement of the people of North Carolina through on- and off-campus programs, continuing personal and professional education opportunities, research, and collaborative relationships with private, public, and nonprofit institutions. UNC Charlotte has a special responsibility to build the intellectual capital of this area. As such it serves the research and doctoral education needs of the greater Charlotte metropolitan region.

    The primary commitment of UNC Charlotte is to extend educational opportunities and to ensure success for qualified students of diverse backgrounds through informed and effective teaching in the liberal arts and sciences and in selected professional programs offered through Colleges of Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Information Technology, and Health and Human Services, and through programs and services designed to support students' intellectual and personal development. The University offers an extensive array of baccalaureate and master's programs and a number of doctoral programs.

    With a broad institutional commitment to liberal education as the foundation for constructive citizenship, professional practice, and lifelong learning, UNC Charlotte is prepared to focus interdisciplinary resources to address seven broad areas of concern to the Charlotte region: 1) Liberal Education; 2) Business and Finance; 3) Urban and Regional Development; 4) Children, Families, and Schools; 5) Health Care and Health Policy; 6) International Understanding and Involvement; and 7) Applied Sciences and Technologies.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $60
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012
    Number of applicants13,7426,3837,359
    Percent admitted69%69%68%
    Percent admitted who enrolled38%43%33%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2012 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading480560
    SAT Math500600
    SAT Writing470550
    ACT Composite2025
    ACT English1924
    ACT Math2026
    ACT Writing68
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees
    Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$8,200$9,100$9,577$9,7401.7%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$8,200$8,300$8,188$8,3271.7%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$17,038$18,260$18,674$19,0802.2%
    Off Campus$18,188$18,625$18,500$18,9032.2%
    Off Campus with Family$9,188$9,515$9,531$9,7812.6%
    On Campus$28,085$30,025$31,203$31,6091.3%
    Off Campus$29,235$30,390$31,029$31,4321.3%
    Off Campus with Family$20,235$21,280$22,060$22,3101.1%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (704) 687-2461
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid12,64575%————
    Grant or scholarship aid1,86053%$13,943,788$7,497
    Federal grants1,28737%$5,391,925$4,190
    Pell grants1,28537%$5,289,935$4,117
    Other federal grants1043%$101,990$981
    State/local government grant or scholarships1,43941%$3,927,650$2,729
    Institutional grants or scholarships1,34438%$4,624,213$3,441
    Student loan aid2,09060%$12,585,493$6,022
    Federal student loans2,07259%$10,965,997$5,292
    Other student loans1615%$1,619,496$10,059

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid112,30258%$73,471,237$5,972
    Pell grants8,56840%$34,310,017$4,004
    Federal student loans12,45159%$82,997,524$6,666

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