At a Glance
institution which is now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
was chartered in 1891 to provide higher education for women. Formerly
The Woman's College one of the three original institutions of The
Consolidated University of North Carolina it has been highly regarded
now for 110 years for both its strong liberal arts tradition and its
excellent professional preparation for selected careers. In 1963,
it became a comprehensive, coeducational university.
student body of UNCG approximately 68% female and 32% male comprises
approximately 13,775 men and women, about 79% of whom are undergraduate
and 22% graduate students. While 89% of the undergraduates are from
North Carolina, students come from 46 other states and 65 foreign
countries. Undergraduate minority enrollment is 25%, including 19.7%
African American students. Approximately 55% of UNCG students receive
some type of financial aid.
the 676 full-time faculty members are nationally known scholars whose
research and creative work regularly contribute new knowledge to their
fields; 88.3% hold terminal degrees in their disciplines. The faculty
is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and public service.
Faculty members are easily accessible to students through an advisory
system and on an informal basis. The ratio of students to faculty
is 14.7 to 1.