University of North Carolina Wilmington

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

601 South College Road

Wilmington, NC 28403-5904

(910) 962-3243

(800) 228-5571

Fax: (910) 962-3038



Contact: Janice Rockwell

Director
Main Address

601 South College Road/Box 5963

Wilmington, NC 28403-5963

(910) 962-3000

www.uncw.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 10,989

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,073

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,625

Graduate enrollment: 1,206

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Education of Emotionally Handicapped B
Education of Learning Disabled B
Education of Mentally Handicapped B
Education of Multiple Handicapped B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Teacher education and professional development, specific subject areas, other B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Health professions and Related Clinical Sciences, other B
Nursing (RN) B
Public Health Education B
Recreational Therapy B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of North Carolina Wilmington Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(910) 962-3000
Website:www.uncw.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.uncw.edu/admissions/apply.html
Address:601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5963
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:15,740
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):71%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:9,316 (59% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,951
Out-of-state Tuition:$20,920
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:71%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,374

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of North Carolina Wilmington Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences221
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education1541
English Language and Literature/Letters22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics131
Health Professions and Related Programs152
History11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies112
Natural Resources and Conservation122
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences43
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions112
Social Sciences161
Visual and Performing Arts61
Grand total749292

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education14
Health Professions and Related Programs2
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Physical Sciences1
Grand total38

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of North Carolina Wilmington and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,951
Out-of-state$20,920
Books and supplies$1,104

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,043
Out-of-state$19,262

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,44271%
Grant or scholarship aid1,14557%$5,374
Student loan aid1,04352%$6,596

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid7,30455%$5,442
Federal student loans6,44949%$6,981

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of North Carolina Wilmington. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of North Carolina Wilmington students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants10,4433,6896,754
Percent admitted100%70%73%
Percent admitted who enrolled21%23%20%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of North Carolina Wilmington Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment15,740
Undergraduate enrollment13,914
Graduate enrollment1,826

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of North Carolina Wilmington Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language (ESL Program)
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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