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  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington
  • General Address :
  • 601 South College Road
    Wilmington, North Carolina 28403
    Phone: (910) 962-3000
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 10,000 - 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
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  • About the School:
  • The University of North Carolina Wilmington is a public comprehensive university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and artistic achievement, and service. Through the College of Arts and Sciences, the professional schools, and the graduate school, the university seeks to stimulate intellectual curiosity, imagination, rational thinking, and thoughtful expression in a broad range of disciplines and professional fields. Of prime importance is the universitys commitment to undergraduate teaching. The humanities, the arts, the natural and mathematical sciences, and the behavioral and social sciences comprise the core of the undergraduate curriculum. Graduate programs at the masters level and a doctoral program in marine biology complement the undergraduate curriculum. The university considers scholarly practice, research, and creative activities essential for effective learning.

    UNCW encourages public access to its educational programs and is committed to diversity, international perspectives, community and regional service, and the integration of technology throughout the university. It strives to create a safe and secure environment in which students, faculty, and staff can develop interests, skills, and talents to the fullest extent. UNCW seeks to make optimum use of available resources and to celebrate, study, and protect the rich heritage, the quality of life, and the environment of the coastal region in which it is located.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $75
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012
    Number of applicants11,1843,8837,301
    Percent admitted54%56%53%
    Percent admitted who enrolled34%36%32%
    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 Reading540620
    SAT Math560630
    SAT Writing520600
    ACT Composite2226
    ACT English2126
    ACT Math2226
    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$985$985$985$1,0304.6%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$7,608$7,900$8,338$8,6243.4%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$7,608$7,900$8,338$8,6243.4%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$16,587$17,332$18,438$20,60111.7%
    Off Campus$16,587$17,332$18,438$20,60111.7%
    Off Campus with Family$9,187$9,432$10,100$11,97718.6%
    On Campus$27,686$29,153$30,541$32,7387.2%
    Off Campus$27,686$29,153$30,541$32,7387.2%
    Off Campus with Family$20,286$21,253$22,203$24,1148.6%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (910) 962-3177
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid11,42569%————
    Grant or scholarship aid95547%$5,560,461$5,822
    Federal grants43821%$1,766,616$4,033
    Pell grants43321%$1,740,616$4,020
    Other federal grants131%$26,000$2,000
    State/local government grant or scholarships55327%$1,616,289$2,923
    Institutional grants or scholarships88543%$2,177,556$2,461
    Student loan aid1,10154%$6,777,406$6,156
    Federal student loans1,08653%$5,877,044$5,412
    Other student loans884%$900,362$10,231

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid16,58753%$39,477,717$5,993
    Pell grants3,49928%$13,965,821$3,991
    Federal student loans6,32851%$43,456,560$6,867

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