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University of North Carolina at Greensboro Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on University of North Carolina at Greensboro? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors UNC Greensboro offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is University of North Carolina at Greensboro Ranked?

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2021 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 101 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, UNC Greensboro is ranked #688 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UNC Greensboro held the #787 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

UNC Greensboro is also ranked #19 out of 56 schools in North Carolina.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UNC Greensboro?

Acceptance Rate

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has an acceptance rate of 78%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

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 18 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 78% 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  78 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from UNC Greensboro have a four-year graduation rate of 32%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  32 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at UNC Greensboro

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 16,439 undergraduates at UNC Greensboro with 14,136 being full-time and 2,303 being part-time.

UNC Greensboro Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for UNC Greensboro is 60.97 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  60.97 out of 100
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How Much Does University of North Carolina at Greensboro Cost?

The overall average net price of UNC Greensboro is $12,158. 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 +
$8,236 $9,722 $13,881 $18,289 $19,385

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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 6.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do UNC Greensboro Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UNC Greensboro with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $37,500 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 6% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field 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 situated in Greensboro, North Carolina. The location of UNC Greensboro is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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, 3,512 received undergraduate degrees and 1,074 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 401 $37,500
Nursing 227 $57,800
Communication & Media Studies 193 $27,100
General Psychology 187 $24,200
General Biology 172 $31,600
Human Development & Family Studies 166 $26,800
Health & Physical Education 162 $26,700
Computer Systems Networking 156 $40,100
Liberal Arts General Studies 151 $25,800
Sociology 144 $29,000

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 learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 9,267 students took at least one online class at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. This is an increase from the 8,517 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 9,267 2,989
2016-2017 8,517 2,499
2015-2016 8,644 2,282
2014-2015 7,395 2,333
2013-2014 6,725 2,056

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