UNC Greensboro creates remarkable real-world impact, every day. Our vast array of students find a welcoming campus and a place to belong, thrive, and achieve their best. Led by Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., UNC Greensboro is 1 of only 59 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in NC and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, and over 80 graduate programs offering more than 180 advanced degrees, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value. Find your way here.


in NC for Social Mobility, U.S. News & World Report 2020 Ranking


Consecutive Years in Princeton Review’s Best Colleges


students transforming communities and shaping the future of NC and beyond

The five-year Strategic Plan calls on the UNC System to achieve ambitious goals. Progress on these goals and metrics will be achieved through the hard work and commitment of institutional leaders, faculty, and staff.

UNC Greensboro has identified the following contributions to make to the Strategic Plan: low-income enrollments; low-income completions; five-year graduation rates; achievement gaps in undergraduate degree efficiency; and critical workforce credentials.

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Take a 360-degree tour of each of our 16 universities, either on your desktop, laptop, phone, VR headset, or through the GEAR UP NC VR app. The GEAR UP NC VR app is the first of its kind, and the largest VR project for social good to date. This marks the first time a university system has used the technology across all of its institutions.

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With nearly $39 million in external funding annually and a focus on health, wellness, and vibrant communities, UNCG scholarship is about building a better tomorrow.
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Student Success

Student success lasts a lifetime. College is more than completing requirements; it is about discovering who you are, what you are good at, and what you really want to do. At UNCG, you will receive support from faculty, staff, and fellow students, because every Spartan is invested in student success.
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Nationally Recognized for 29 Consecutive Years

Recognized and ranked on lists for excellence in education, social mobility, diversity and inclusion, and affordability, UNCG is a national leader in higher education.
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