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UNCG, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

UNCG, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

UNCG Description:

UNCG's home of Greensboro is a city of about a quarter million people that stands midway between Atlanta and Washington D.C. The 210-acre picturesque campus features a variety of architectural styles. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has a student / faculty ratio of 16 to 1 and an average class size of 27. For its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, UNCG was awarded a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society. On the social front, UNCG has roughly 180 student organizations. In athletics, the UNCG Spartans compete in the NCAA Division I Southern Conference.

Explore the Campus:

UNCG Photo Tour

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 18,516 (15,039 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 35% Male / 65% Female
  • 87% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,136 (in-state); $19,934 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,282 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,148
  • Other Expenses: $2,140
  • Total Cost: $17,706 (in-state); $31,504 (out-of-state)

UNCG Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 77%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 57%
    • Loans: 63%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,287
    • Loans: $5,218

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Elementary Education, English, Exercise Science, Human Development and Family Studies, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 76%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 22%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 29%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

UNCG Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://grs.uncg.edu/current/teaching-assistant-handbook/overview/

"The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a diverse, student-centered research university, linking the Triad and North Carolina to the world through learning, discovery, and service. As a doctorate-granting institution, it is committed to teaching based in scholarship and advancing knowledge through research. The College of Arts and Sciences and six professional schools offer challenging graduate and undergraduate programs in which students are mentored by outstanding teachers, including nationally and internationally recognized researchers and artists.

Affirming the liberal arts as the foundation for lifelong learning, the university provides exemplary learning environments on campus and through distance education so that students can acquire knowledge, develop intellectual skills, and become more thoughtful and responsible members of a global society. Co-curricular, residential, and other programs contribute to students’ social, aesthetic, and ethical development.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a community in which people of any racial or ethnic identity, age, or background can achieve an informed appreciation of their own and different cultures. It is a community of actively engaged students, faculty, staff, and alumni founded on open dialogue, shared responsibility, and respect for the distinct contributions of each member."

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