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UNC Charlotte - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


UNC Charlotte

UNC Charlotte

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UNC Charlotte Description:

Located in North Carolina's largest city, UNC Charlotte has grown from a small teacher's college to a large comprehensive university since its founding in 1946. The university is made up of seven colleges, and undergraduates can choose from over 90 Bachelor's degree programs. Preprofessional fields in business, communications, criminal justice, education and nursing are among the most popular with undergraduates. The university has a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio. On the athletic front, the Charlotte 49ers compete in the NCAA Division I Atlantic 10 Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 26,323 (21,179 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 51% Male / 49% Female
  • 85% Full-time

Scholarships for UNC Charlotte (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $5,873 (in-state); $18,402 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,577
  • Other Expenses: $2,024
  • Total Cost: $18,674 (in-state); $31,204 (out-of-state)

UNC Charlotte Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 75%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 60%
    • Loans: 61%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,162
    • Loans: $5,823

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice Studies, Elementary Education, Finance, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 20%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 26%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

UNC Charlotte Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://provost.uncc.edu/GoalsPlanning/mission.htm

"UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university. It leverages its location in the state’s largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity, exemplary undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, and a focused set of community engagement initiatives. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region."


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