University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of North Carolina at Charlotte Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte was awarded 350 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is civil engineering technology.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, UNC Charlotte is ranked #667 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

UNC Charlotte also holds the #12 spot on the Best Colleges in North Carolina ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UNC Charlotte?

Acceptance Rate

University of North Carolina at Charlotte has an acceptance rate of 66%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for UNC Charlotte.

Average Test Scores

About 62% of students accepted to UNC Charlotte submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 630. Math scores were between 550 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of North Carolina at Charlotte  ( 560 to 630 )
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SAT Math Scores for University of North Carolina at Charlotte  ( 550 to 640 )
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UNC Charlotte received ACT scores from 70% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for University of North Carolina at Charlotte  ( 22 to 26 )
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Learn more about University of North Carolina at Charlotte admissions.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At University of North Carolina at Charlotte, this rate is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of North Carolina at Charlotte is 71%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  71 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of North Carolina at Charlotte has a freshmen retention rate of 83%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  83 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 26% for first-time, full-time students at UNC Charlotte, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 24,070 undergraduates at UNC Charlotte with 20,877 being full-time and 3,193 being part-time.

How Much Does University of North Carolina at Charlotte Cost?

The overall average net price of UNC Charlotte is $16,529. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UNC Charlotte

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,991 $12,223 $16,299 $19,973 $21,473

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UNC Charlotte, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UNC Charlotte, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $7,025 a year. That adds up to $28,100 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNC Charlotte is 5.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do UNC Charlotte Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from UNC Charlotte make about $44,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for UNC Charlotte students since it is 11% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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See which majors at University of North Carolina at Charlotte make the most money.

Location of University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for UNC Charlotte are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Phone: 704-687-2000
Website: https://www.uncc.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UNCCharlotte
Twitter: http://twitter.com/UNCCharlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 84 majors graduated from University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Of these students, 5,990 received undergraduate degrees and 1,739 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Computer Science 539 $56,000
Communication & Media Studies 344 $32,800
Health & Medical Administrative Services 333 NA
General Psychology 326 $26,500
Finance & Financial Management 325 $44,800
General Biology 244 $29,100
Business Administration & Management 240 $38,100
Criminal Justice & Corrections 232 $32,100
Marketing 205 $38,100
Political Science & Government 201 $32,700

Learn more about the majors offered at University of North Carolina at Charlotte along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UNC Charlotte

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 8,713 students took at least one online class at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. This is an increase from the 8,108 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 8,713 1,798
2017-2018 8,108 1,414
2016-2017 8,275 1,517
2015-2016 6,851 1,458
2013-2014 5,161 1,307

Learn more about online learning at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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