601 South College Road Wilmington, NC 28403-5963 910-962-3243
http://www.uncw.edu admissions@uncw.edu
About University of North Carolina-Wilmington
  • Year of Foundation 1947
  • Size of Campus 656 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,581
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58% 42% 14%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,028 In state, $14,127 Out of state
  • Room and Board $7,608
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 10,761
At the University of North Carolina Wilmington, passionate and engaged teaching, learning and research matter. UNCW is unique in its dedication to combining a small-college commitment to excellence in teaching with a research university's opportunities for student involvement in significant faculty scholarship.UNCW began as Wilmington College in 1947 with 238 students, many of whom were veterans returning from military service following World War II.Today, approximately 13,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students experience the university’s unique blend of teaching, research and service learning opportunities,
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 8%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union: Creates unity and strength among students of African American descent. It provides a positive influence on a predominately white campus and serves as an outlet for black students to spotlight their tale
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 12
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 1
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus UNCW Presents Arts in Action Performance Series and Leadership Lecture Series, Annual Jazz Festival, Evening of Brass, UNCWoop (opera outreach project), Cape Fear Jazz Appreciation Society Jazz Scholarship Concert, Wilmington Symphony Orchestra concerts, P
  • Percent students who are frat members 7%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta International Honor Society in Sociology; Alpha Sigma Lambda Non-traditional Student Honor Society; Alpha Phi Sigma National Honor Society in Criminal Justice; Beta Alpha Psi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Omicron Delta Kappa Society, Inc. Phi Alpha
  • Number of students in fraternities 12
  • Number of sororities 12
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union: To provide a ministry to UNCW in a way that enables growth in the areas of Bible Study, fellowship, discipleship, prayer and reaching out to others through missions and community service projects. For
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Wilmington, NC (5), Myrtle Beach, SC (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Fayettteville, NC (92)
  • Distance to nearest bus Wilmington, NC (6)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 9%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (51%), women's dorms (8%), apartment for single students (33%), special housing for international students (4%), other housing options (4%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 73%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 61%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 17%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 22%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 28
Campus Services
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 3,606
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 92
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,690
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 35
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and o
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,050
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 984,080
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 102,062
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number of e-books 21,159
  • Computer Courses No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums Upperman African American Cultural Arts Center, N.C. Teachers Legacy Hall, Ev-Henwood Nature Preserve, Center for Marine Science at Myrtle Grove, Almkuist-Nixon Sports Medicine Building, Museum of World Cultures, Claude Howell Gallery, UNCW Library Archive
  • Number Of Microforms 1,102,233
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,668
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 16%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Enterprise RentalsNew Hanover County SchoolsBrunswick Count SchoolsNew HanoverRegional MedicalEarnest & YoungMcGladrey & PullenGeneral ElectricPrice WaterhouseDisneyDeloitteUniversity DirectoriesUS MarinesBranch Banking & TrustGr
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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