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Founded in 1891, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. is a Public college. Located in North Carolina, which is a city setting in North Carolina, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 16,281 full time undergraduate students, and 3,366 full time graduate students.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 18:1. There are 790 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at University of North Carolina at Greensboro include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at UNCG are considered Selective, with ,121% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 32 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
80% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 48% were in the top quarter, and 23% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
309 Students rated on-campus housing 3.6 stars. 16 % gave the school a 5.0.
214 Students rated off-campus housing 3.8 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
330 Students rated campus food 3.4 stars. 18 % gave the school a 5.0.
332 Students rated campus facilities 4.2 stars. 43 % gave the school a 5.0.
334 Students rated class size 4 stars. 34 % gave the school a 5.0.
330 Students rated school activities 4 stars. 37 % gave the school a 5.0.
333 Students rated local services 4.1 stars. 44 % gave the school a 5.0.
334 Students rated academics 4.2 stars. 48 % gave the school a 5.0.
205 Students rated University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Overall is good
I really enjoy being at the school and I enjoyed meeting the people I met there. It's like one big happy family. We all go out together and study together and keep each other accountable when it comes to our work and our studies. No one gets left behind.
My opinion of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is indifferent. I came in as a transfer student from an HBCU so it was different for me. I can say I enjoyed having more students it is a variety you never know what you might see or what is going on. It always comes down to what is your major because everybody experience is different.
UNCG is one of those schools you go to if you care more about having fun than actually learning anything. I also think it's overly political, where you can't really feel safe with your own opinions. The food on campus is downright disgusting, half of the food is raw, and the staff don't care about the quality of the food. Their psychology program is good for what it is. As for the good about this campus, close by campus there is plenty of good food options and the on-campus Barnes and nobles is nice.
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for University of North Carolina at Greensboro is 73%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
I have learned a lot about diversity through my college experience. There are many different groups of people and they are all integrated in different organizations around school.
Some are friendly and others are partiers.
Probably the same as above (parking and registration.)
People who arent going to strive and be determined.
The most unique thing about UNCG is how accepting everyone here is to other peoples' lifestyles.
The best thing at UNCG is the suitcase campus. Greensboro is almost in the middle of North Carolina and UNCG's location is close to students homes. I remember my first year here, on weekend nearly the entire freshmen body living on campus would go home for the weekend just because home is very close. Now this is what is best and worst for UNCG. The campus looses its school pride and spirit. UNCG spirit is very low compare to similar universities. Some might say is because we do not have a football team, but that should not be the excuse for not having school spirit.
I love UNCG because its not too small or too large, it is just perfect as far as size and what is being offer. All type of student can benefit from choosing here. The business program is top in country, our nursing program is very challenging, and finally our music program can match up with any university in the United States.
diversity is key in showing how well balanced the school is.
Academics and professional schools, because you get more guidance within professional schools than just being a part of a major.
Someone who doesn't mind city life and can hold their own incase of anything. Also someone who never wants to park on campus unless they get there before 8:30 am.
I think we are known for our school of business and our soccer team.
There are a million of activities to do on campus. Campus recreation is a huge. Intermural sports is huge. I have been playing since freshmen year and the same student play for four years and you build relationships and partnership with other student that last a long time. UNCG also has a reputation of have very pretty girls. So for the guys coming to campus single, you will have girls that will have something in common.
At UNCG, professors care about your education. They truly want you to do before. Yes some basic requirement courses might have over 100 student, but professor will encourage you seek them out if you need extra help and take time for questions to explain something you do not understand. Then after you get into your major courses, you practically have a one on one relationship with the professor. In class, your professor will call you by name and ask you what can be done before in order to succeed in the course. Course work is average and as long as you stay on top of your assignment and get them done early and also see the professor before it is too late, there is no question that you will pass with flying colors. I am graduating in May 2012 and I made sure i did my work on time and ask question when i was stuck. emailing my professor was my secret, they truly respond to your email with more than you ask for.
Coming out of high school, I had no expectations of what would be required of me upon entry. I assumed it would be like high school where there would be an abundance of teachers to help if needed. My experience in college has not been that at all. I have found that the professors treat us like adults and not children. I have had to adjust to this type of enviroment but it has been a good adjustment. It would have been nice if I had some type of communication with professors prior to the year beginning.
The students are extremely diverse! From hipsters, "gangsters", jocks, "nerds", you name it! UNCG is also LGBT friendly, so there is a population of gay and lesbien students, which is awesome! I love that everyone is welcome and accepted here. Honestly, I can't say that there is one stereotype. Everybody has a place at UNCG I feel.
How friendly it is and how good the teachers are.
Too many people.
Students at UNC-Greensboro usually get a reputation for being flowery hipster kids who endlessly haunt the music/art buildings. Needless to say this stereotype is true for a good number of students here, but there's enough diversity of thought on campus that all social groups are represented in a more or less equal fashion. People resembling stoners can be found in the College Ave dorms, Psuedo-geeks can be found a bit farther up in North Spencer, a dormitory for the honors college students. Jocks are usually found on the quad near the sports building and greek organizations, and hipsters are abound in the Music and Art building.
UNCG is good for having a laid back atmosphere from semester to semester, and doesn't promote one social group above another.
Depending on the subject, the professors varies. My communications course, the professor were fantastic, they truly care about the success of the student. Communication is important in all areas of life and you learn more than expected.
My business law professor was the best professor i ever had in college. Not only did she know the subject, she practiced it before teaching, offers to help you outside of class and she was just happy teaching the subject which pumped me up to learn.
The best place is get work done is at the library, the environment promotes learning. I have spent the entire night at the library once to write my paper. I did most of my work in my room because my roommate was not too loud. The dorm on campus have study areas which are very inviting and its has tables, desks, and a flat screen TV just in case you want to take a break.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
84% of students
attending University of North Carolina at Greensboro receive some sort of financial aid.
52% were awarded federal grants.
While 66% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
Tuition and fees(Out of state)
Books and Supplies
Room and Board
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