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The Full Story

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a public research university in Greensboro, North Carolina. It is part of the University of North Carolina system. UNCG, like all members of the UNC system, is a stand-alone university and awards its own degrees


With nearly 20,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. The campus has grown to include 30 residence halls and 27 academic buildings on 250-plus acres.

UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centered public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools have more than 125 areas of study and over 80 graduate programs offering more than 180 advanced degrees.



In Fall 2020, UNCG enrolled 19,764 students, including 15,995 undergraduates and 3,769 graduate students. Sixty-eight percent of students are female. Twenty-eight percent of students are Black, and 11 percent are Latino.



UNCG has more than 125 undergraduate majors and concentrations, and over 80 graduate programs offering more than 180 advanced degrees. Student/faculty ratio is approximately 20:1. Forty-nine percent of full-time faculty are tenured, and 82 percent hold a doctorate or other terminal degrees in their fields.



Two semesters, August to May, and two summer sessions.



UNCG's picturesque campus includes more than 27 academic buildings and 30 residence buildings on 250-plus acres. Opportunities for students include more than 300 student organizations, 17 Division I athletic teams, intramurals, club sports, wellness center, campus golf course, student newspaper, student literary magazine, student radio station, music and choral groups, drama and dance performance groups, concert and lecture series, film series, internships, Outdoor Adventures program, fraternities and sororities, and community service.


For full-time students living on campus, 2020-21 basic costs (including tuition, fees and room and board) totaled approximately $16,829 for in-state students and $31,988 for out-of-state students.

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