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University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina
Entrance 3 of Jerry Richardson Stadium on the campus of UNC Charlotte. credit: Stanton49
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Overview
Public
20,263 Undergraduates
62% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Public
Region: South
Division 1
Size: Big
Doctoral
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, North Carolina
28223-0001
(704) 687-2000
www.uncc.edu

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, a public research university in Charlotte, North Carolina, is one of the top 200 institutions of higher education in the United States. The state of North Carolina established the Charlotte Center of the University of North Carolina in 1946, which then became Charlotte College. In 1965, it teamed up with Consolidated University of North Carolina and was renamed University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Today, it sits on 1,000 acres of land in a suburban setting. Notable alumni include basketball player Cedric Maxwell, basketball player Rodney White, basketball coach Bobby Lutz, baseball player John Maine, singer Clay Aiken, Lowe’s CEO Robert Niblock, singer Nicole Atkins, political leader Benjamin Chavis and lawyer Anne Tompkins. The school’s colors are green and white, its mascot is Norm the Niner and its teams are nicknamed the 49ers. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – C-USA, and there are 17 different varsity teams at the school. Varsity sports offered by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte include men’s football, baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field and cross country, and women’s cross country, golf, basketball, softball, tennis and indoor and outdoor track and field.

Location

Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Located in the Piedmont, it is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. In 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population was 859,035, making it the 17th-most populous city in the United States. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

78

restaurants score

Students
53%

Men

47%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

2531

New Transfer Students

Admissions
62%

Acceptance Rate

32%

Enrollment Yield

1030-1200

SAT Range

17,518

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$12,084

Typical Cost

$20,266

Out-Of-State (published)

$6,832

In-State (published)

72%

Recieve Financial Aid

87%

Have Loans

$15,407

Median Debt

Academics
19.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

124

Doctorates Awareded

Psychology

Top Major

5

Faculty Awards

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 400 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many on campus

Party Scene:

Notable, known as a party school
Athletics
Football Conference:

Conference USA

Basketball Conference:

Conference USA

Track & Field Conference:

Conference USA

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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