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Study at University of North Carolina At Greensboro

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, also called UNCG, is a public university in Greensboro, North Carolina. It is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina system. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate, over 50 graduate, and over 20 doctoral programs. UNCG is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • Bryan School of Business and Economics
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • International Honors College
  • School of Education
  • School of Health and Human Performance
  • School of Human Environmental Sciences
  • School of Music
  • School of Nursing
The sports teams of the university are nicknamed the Spartans. Some of the notable alumni of UNCG are Claudia Emerson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author; Beth Leavel, Tony Award-winning Broadway actress; and Russ Bowen, news anchor and reporter for WLOS-13.

Profile of University of North Carolina At Greensboro

Greensboro, NC is home to UNC Greensboro. Greensboro is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at UNC Greensboro go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in music, drama and performing arts, fine arts, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

UNC Greensboro Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 460. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 480 and 570.


UNC Greensboro has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

UNC Greensboro has 18, 627 enrolled students .

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. UNC Greensboro values student athletics, and belongs to the Southern Conference.

UNC Greensboro Tuition and Affordability

The school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

UNC Greensboro Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts670English, speech and rhetoric, library science, history, sociology, liberal arts and sciences, political science, geography, . . .
Education and Teaching578elementary school teaching, curriculum and instruction, special ed, educational administration, music teaching, school Counselling, English teaching, college student Counselling, . . .
Business and Management456business management, accounting, finance, managerial economics, international business, MIS
Nursing and Emergency Medicine222registered nursing, nursing science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy196exercise science, nutrition sciences, parks and recreation studies, parks and recreation management, athletic trainer
Family and Social Work184family studies, social work, child development, public administration, community organization, foodservice management
Therapy and Counselling131psychology, communication disorders
Science121biology, chemistry, biochemistry, human genetics, physics
Computer Science and Engineering82computer networking, computer science
Music80music performance, music, music theory and composition, jazz
Fine Arts78fine arts
Drama and Performing Arts71drama, dance
Medical administration61public health education, health care administration
Media55mass communication
Medical Support and Technology50audiology and speech pathology, clinical lab tech
Design41interior design
Construction Trades39apparel and textiles
Hospitality22hospitality management
Religion and Philosophy19religion, philosophy
Art Studies14art studies

Contact: UNC Greensboro

University of North Carolina At Greensboro

1000 Spring Garden St

Greensboro, NC 27402-6170

General Phone: (336) 334-5000


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