University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Greensboro Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of North Carolina at Greensboro 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 Greensboro was awarded 275 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is educational assessment, testing, and measurement.

Overall Quality

UNC Greensboro is ranked #801 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

UNC Greensboro also holds the #14 spot on the Best Colleges in North Carolina ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UNC Greensboro?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, University of North Carolina at Greensboro is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 78%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 56% of students accepted to UNC Greensboro submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 600. Math scores were between 510 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of North Carolina at Greensboro  ( 520 to 600 )
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SAT Math Scores for University of North Carolina at Greensboro  ( 510 to 580 )
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UNC Greensboro received ACT scores from 47% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for University of North Carolina at Greensboro  ( 20 to 25 )
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University of North Carolina at Greensboro Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, University of North Carolina at Greensboro is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 Greensboro is 76%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  76 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 75% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of North Carolina at Greensboro enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  75 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At UNC Greensboro this rate is 32%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  32 out of 100
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University of North Carolina at Greensboro Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 16,581 undergraduates at UNC Greensboro with 14,007 being full-time and 2,574 being part-time.

How Much Does University of North Carolina at Greensboro Cost?

The overall average net price of UNC Greensboro is $12,748. 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 Greensboro

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,853 $10,808 $14,166 $19,076 $19,841

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 Greensboro, 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 Greensboro, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $5,724 a year. That adds up to $22,896 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNC Greensboro is 5.2%. 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 Greensboro Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from UNC Greensboro make about $37,500 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 6% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a public institution located in Greensboro, North Carolina. The location of UNC Greensboro is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for UNC Greensboro are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1400 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
Phone: 336-334-5000
Website: www.uncg.edu/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UNCG

University of North Carolina at Greensboro Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 70 majors graduated from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Of these students, 3,678 received undergraduate degrees and 1,133 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
Business Administration & Management 507 $37,500
Communication & Media Studies 206 $27,100
Nursing 187 $57,800
General Psychology 182 $24,200
General Biology 155 $31,600
Health & Physical Education 146 $26,700
Liberal Arts General Studies 144 $25,800
Human Development & Family Studies 138 $26,800
Sociology 119 $29,000
Computer Systems Networking 114 $40,100

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

Online Learning at UNC Greensboro

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, 10,282 students took at least one online class at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. This is an increase from the 9,267 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 10,282 3,301
2017-2018 9,267 2,989
2016-2017 8,517 2,499
2015-2016 8,644 2,282
2013-2014 6,725 2,056

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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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