University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 28,721
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 5,691 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

62%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of North Carolina at Charlotte is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 17,518 applications and 10,866 students were granted admission. University of North Carolina at Charlotte is at the #60 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 74% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 67% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1030 to 1200
ACT22 to 26

Application Fee

$60
Undergrad students
$75
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of North Carolina at Charlotte charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,908 and in-state students paid $3,737.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$12,084
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$3,737
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$16,908
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 72% of University of North Carolina at Charlotte's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,397 (which is 0.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2016-2017, was 1,885, which is 55% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,463 (which is 3% above the national average.)

$4,397
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,463
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
72%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of North Carolina at Charlotte has enrolled a total of 28,721 students (22,754 students full-time and 5,967 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 28,721 students, 3,023 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 51% men and 49% women and 23,404 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 5,317 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,458 students for distance studies.

28,721
Total Enrollment
3,023
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 57%

Black/African American: 16%

Hispanic: 8%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Asian: 5%

Two or more races: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 19% 1,723
Engineering 15% 1,349
Health Professions And Related Programs 14% 1,248 157
Education 7% 619 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 5% 479
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 5% 463 79
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 4% 381
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 4% 359
Architecture And Related Services 2% 198
Social Sciences 1% 81

Graduation & Dropout Rates

57%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of North Carolina at Charlotte full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

3%
Still enrolled
19%
Dropout rate
20%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$34,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of North Carolina at Charlotte graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,400. Last year, out of the total 6,085 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 5,659 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,828 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 4,345 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $34,400 $42,700
Employment Rate 93% 90%
Total Graduates 6,085 4,828

Campus Location

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