Level Up Your Game
“It’s such an exciting time. Not only are we creating a pipeline from collegiate gaming to the professional space, but I have an opportunity to help build a flagship program for esports while I’m here.”
– Jay Burkholder, media studies major and UNCG esports program assistant
Make an Impact
Why UNC Greensboro?
Everyone finds a place to belong at UNCG.
Our faculty are as committed to research as they are to teaching the next generation.
Fueled by innovation and exploration, Spartans partner with federal, state, and local organizations to develop solutions to everyday problems. Whether UNCG is creating the latest in nanotechnology for America’s soldiers or elevating the educational experience of K-12 youth in North Carolina, the breadth and depth of our impact is always expanding. In collaboration with esports industry leaders, UNCG launched an esports academic initiative to establish an end-to-end talent development pipeline for local technology companies and position NC as the nation’s leading esports economy
UNCG continues to be recognized in national and regional lists for excellence, access, and affordability. UNCG has been named a Best College for more than 30 consecutive years. Whether online, in-person, or hybrid, Spartans earn an education with hands-on learning and research experiences that enable our graduates to go further. UNCG is recognized as a top leader in successfully educating all students – first generation, low income, high achieving students – and propelling them to prosperity for themselves and their community.
Tenaciously committed to student success, UNCG faculty go above and beyond the norm to make sure our students are learning, achieving, and progressing toward their earned degree. UNCG faculty are naturally forward-looking, and take risks to develop solutions while also mentoring our students.
DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE
One of the most diverse public institutions in the state of North Carolina, UNCG welcomes students from all backgrounds. Together, the Spartan family welcomes new students as they are, for who they are, and who they want to become. UNCG’s large welcome mat enables students to learn from one another while striving to become tomorrow’s leaders.