University of North Carolina--Charlotte

According to the school, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is the region's leading public higher education institution and urban research university, and a driving force of growth, discovery and innovation for the metro Carolinas. UNC Charlotte provides a pioneering learning experience that prepares graduates to become active citizens of the world. Frequently recognized for contributions to higher education, and for outstanding faculty and the leadership role it plays in the region, UNC Charlotte is proud to offer many programs and services on and off campus to support students by fostering a fundamental understanding of diversity and community. Founded in 1946, the campus sits on 1000 wooded acres with approximately 85 buildings just 9 miles from Uptown Charlotte. It is the largest institution of higher education in the Charlotte region and the fourth largest of 16 constituent members of the University of North Carolina. A wide array of bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees are offered in the seven colleges: Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arts + Architecture, Business, Computing and Informatics, Education, Engineering, and Health & Human Services. UNC Charlotte is renowned for business-university partnerships engaged in applied research in exciting fields such as engineering, business, architecture, and information technology, involving both undergraduate and graduate students in cutting-edge real-world experiences. The UNC Charlotte campus is like a small, thriving city full of dynamic, creative, and diverse people who are immersed in planning projects, starting conversations, sharing ideas, and making things happen. More than 5,000 students live on campus, and have the opportunity to get involved in more than 350 student organizations. Additionally, UNC Charlotte currently has 18 mens and womens athletic teams that compete in the NCAAs Conference USA. Committed to the pursuit of excellence, 49er athletes succeed on and off the courts and fields. Ultimately, the true foundation of a university is the great minds and enthusiasm of its students and faculty. UNC Charlotte is proud to have approximately 1,000 passionate and committed faculty members (of the full-time instructional faculty, nearly 85% hold the highest degrees attainable in their fields). Our more than 100,000 living alumni -- with an addition of 4,000 to 4,500 new alumni annually -- are a testament to the strength of the students in our university community.

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School Details

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Public, Coed 1946 N/A Semester $169.7 million + 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223 (704) 687-8622
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31 100.0 North Carolina Charlotte 242 237

Grade Rank

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Best Business Schools () Unranked
Part-time MBA (Tie) 47
Best Education Schools () 78 48 out of 100
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Best Engineering Schools (Tie) 145 11 out of 100
Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice () Unranked
Best Nursing Schools: Master's () Unranked
Biological Sciences () 140
Clinical Psychology () 113
Computer Science () 91
Health Care Management () 33
Math () 108
Nursing-Anesthesia () 36
Physics () 124
Public Affairs () 59
Social Work () 54
Statistics () 97


Part-time MBA


Curriculum and Instruction
Education Policy
Educational Administration and Supervision
Elementary Teacher Education
Higher Education Administration
Secondary Teacher Education
Special Education
Student Counseling and Personnel Services


Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering
Environmental / Environmental Health Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering


Clinical Nurse Leader
Nurse Practitioner: Adult / Gerontology, Acute Care
Nurse Practitioner: Adult / Gerontology, Primary Care
Nurse Practitioner: Family
Nurse Practitioner: Pediatric, Primary Care
Nurse Practitioner: Psychiatric / Mental Health, Across the Lifespan
Nursing Administration
Nursing Informatics


Health Care Management
Social Work
Clinical Psychology

Public Affairs

Public Affairs

The Sciences

Biological Sciences
Computer Science


The Belk College of Business at University of North Carolina--Charlotte offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, international business, leadership, marketing, management information systems, portfolio management, public administration, real estate, supply chain management/logistics, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, and technology. Its tuition is full-time: $13,498 per year (in-state); full-time: $26,932 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $9,997 per year (in-state); and part-time: $20,073 per year (out-of-state).
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Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
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management information systems
portfolio management
public administration
real estate
general management
supply chain management/logistics
health care administration
quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
international business
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2019 Quick Stats 368
Academics N/A
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enrolled 368
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per year (full-time, in-state) $13,498
per year (full-time, out-of-state) $26,932
per year (part-time, in-state) $9,997
per year (part-time, out-of-state) $20,073


The William States Lee College of Engineering at University of North Carolina--Charlotte has an application deadline of January 1. The application fee is $75 for U.S. residents and $75 for international students. The 2017 Ph.D. student-faculty ratio is 1.4:1. The William States Lee College of Engineering at University of North Carolina--Charlotte has 111 full-time faculty on staff.
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Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 1
Application fee (U.S. residents) $75
Application deadline (international students) January 1
Application fee (international students) $75
Full-time faculty (tenured or tenure-track) 111
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 1.4:1
Enrollment (full-time) 447
Gender distribution (full-time)
Tuition (master's, full-time)
Tuition (master's, part-time)
Tuition (doctoral, full-time)
Tuition (doctoral, part-time)
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145 Tie
2019 Quick Stats 447
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enrolled (full-time) 447
enrolled (part-time) 197
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