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 University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte - Charlotte, NC

9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

General information:(704)687-2000
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:25,277(20,283 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:19 to 1
Financial Aid
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral/Research Universities
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $4,427 $5,138 $5,440 -6%
Out-of-state $15,039 $16,185 $17,205 -6%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $7,500 $8,200 $9,100 -10%
Other $2,700 $2,500 $2,520 -1%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,100 $8,200 $8,300 -1%
Other $4,500 $3,650 $3,685 -1%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,700 $2,850 $2,875 -1%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $15,827 $17,038 $18,260 -6%
Off Campus $18,227 $18,188 $18,625 0%
Off Campus with Family $8,327 $9,188 $9,515 0%
On Campus $26,439 $28,085 $30,025 -7%
Off Campus $28,839 $29,235 $30,390 -3%
Off Campus with Family $18,939 $20,235 $21,280 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $3,242
In-state fees $2,198
Out-of-state tuition $15,007
Out-of-state fees $2,198
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $3,689
In-state fee $2,198
Out-of-state tuition $15,226
Out-of-state fees $2,198
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 2,235 76% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,801 61% $12,507,610 $6,945
Federal grants 1,129 38% $5,723,698 $5,070
Pell grants 1,129 38% $4,835,750 $4,283
Other federal grants 1,050 36% $887,948 $846
State/local government grant or scholarships 1,414 48% $4,407,666 $3,117
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,369 46% $2,376,246 $1,736
Student loan aid 1,788 61% $9,994,441 $5,590
Federal student loans 1,763 60% $8,866,840 $5,029
Other student loans 156 5% $1,127,601 $7,228
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 11,142 56% $70,787,478 $6,353
Pell grants 7,855 40% $33,424,769 $4,255
Federal student loans 11,122 56% $74,149,051 $6,667


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $7,644 $7,928 $9,044
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $4,109 $4,879 $6,497
$30,001 - $48,000 $5,361 $6,053 $7,228
$48,001 - $75,000 $9,340 $9,979 $10,490
$75,001 - $110,000 $13,806 $14,112 $14,716
$110,001 and more $14,628 $14,984 $15,854

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 25,277
Undergraduate enrollment 20,283
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 2,407
Graduate enrollment 4,994

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$50

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$65

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 11,239 5,078 6,161
Percent admitted 71% 72% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 72% 29% 25%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 2832 95%
ACT 595 20%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 480 570
SAT Math 500 590
SAT Writing 470 550
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 20 25
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 56 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NCAA Division I-AAAMenWomen
All Track Combined 133135
Baseball 35-
Basketball 1520
Golf 9-
Soccer 2927
Softball -15
Tennis 910
Volleyball -17


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges07/01/1957 Accredited


Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration

11/15/2007 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

09/29/2001 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

09/29/2001 Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level

08/19/1976 Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health

Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health

06/20/2009 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1983 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession1096
Drug law violations621 23
Liquor law violations10711
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 422
Drug law violations 3143
Liquor law violations 723
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 422
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 200
Robbery 406
Aggravated assault 111
Burglary 6710965
Motor vehicle theft 20109
Arson 260
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 412
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 100
Robbery 001
Aggravated assault 111
Burglary 354532
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 230
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate2.8%
Number in default107
Number in repayment3,695

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00297500

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Postbaccalaureate certificate Post-master's certificate
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning-6---
Category total9726---
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African-American/Black Studies4----
Latin American Studies64---
Category total324---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General252--
Category total97134--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Business Administration and Management, General151982--
Business/Managerial Economics3421---
Finance, General16----
International Business/Trade/Commerce1----
Management Information Systems, General1----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General6----
Operations Management and Supervision13----
Category total8392932--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Speech Communication and Rhetoric34---
Category total2124---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science12357-0-
Computer and Information Sciences, General--0--
Information Technology-3212--
Category total12389120-
Education Colleges
Art Teacher Education6----
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services-36---
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-23611-
Curriculum and Instruction-449--
Drama and Dance Teacher Education9----
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented-2---
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-2218-0
Educational/Instructional Technology-2-3-
Elementary Education and Teaching1896---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-2---
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching30----
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching610---
Mathematics Teacher Education04-0-
Music Teacher Education4----
Reading Teacher Education-37---
Special Education and Teaching, General2014--
Special Education and Teaching, Other98---
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth-75-290-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels-25---
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-5---
Category total273302373040
Engineering Colleges
Civil Engineering, General8320---
Computer Engineering, General22----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering48522--
Engineering, General-6---
Mechanical Engineering120182--
Systems Engineering6----
Category total279964--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician43----
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician44----
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other420---
Engineering/Industrial Management-8---
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician52----
Category total1818---
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General529-2-
Category total9629-2-
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Human Development and Family Studies, General5----
Category total5----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
French Language and Literature5----
German Language and Literature6----
Japanese Language and Literature5----
Language Interpretation and Translation---3-
Spanish Language and Literature510---
Category total5510-3-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Athletic Training/Trainer6----
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist0----
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-28---
Public Health Education and Promotion3113---
Public Health, General--3--
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing-76--0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse183----
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist19----
Category total2391293-0
History Colleges
History, General716---
Category total12916---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies287---
Fire Protection, Other-0---
Fire Services Administration22----
Category total2157---
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-2---
Category total-2---
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General--6--
Mathematics and Statistics, Other19----
Mathematics, General310---
Category total78106--
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
International/Global Studies1----
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other-238--
Category total40358--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General1----
Category total63----
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Religion/Religious Studies44---
Category total365---
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General317---
Geology/Earth Science, General2612---
Optics/Optical Sciences-44--
Physical Sciences, Other--0--
Physics, General20---
Category total104234--
Psychology Colleges
Clinical Psychology-3---
Health/Medical Psychology--2--
Industrial and Organizational Psychology-9---
Psychology, General18----
Category total269122--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration-20---
Public Policy Analysis, General--5--
Social Work4735---
Category total47555--
Social Sciences Colleges
Economics, General11----
Political Science and Government, General7----
Category total336141--
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2----
Art/Art Studies, General5----
Dance, General7----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General1----
Fine and Studio Arts Management-2---
Fine/Studio Arts, General47----
Music Performance, General3----
Music, General9----
Category total1392---
Grand total1951184883090