UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. It leverages its location in the state's largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity, exemplary undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, and a focused set of community engagement initiatives.
Immediately following World War II, the United States experienced an urgent need for a workforce with the education necessary to meet the demands generated by the war and its technology.
UNC Charlotte is one of the universities founded at that time in metropolitan areas throughout the United States to meet that need.
Major variety. That's the hallmark of UNC Charlotte's undergraduate programs, whether you're looking for your BA, BS or TBD.
Even with more than 140 graduate programs, none will feel more important than yours. Your renowned UNC Charlotte faculty is here to help you make your dream a reality.
UNC Charlotte students find opportunities to address real-world problems through engaged research.
You won't find a more enthusiastic team to roll up its sleeves and get to work on helping you make your project a success. Whether you're a Faculty Member, Industry Partner or Research Administrator who needs assistance seeking funding, conducting research, or simply developing your business, click away. We're here to help!
The University Career Center is committed to providing comprehensive, innovative services and resources for diverse populations of students, alumni, and employers that prepare UNC Charlotte graduates for the competitive global market.
Through a focus on early, continuous career and professional preparation, we bridge academic knowledge and professional development.
We seek campus and employer partnerships to connect students with meaningful, real-world experiences, leading to success for both UNC Charlotte alumni and the greater Charlotte community.
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities. They look at how often they're producing new ideas, what their reputation is around the world, and how much they're contributing to science and academic fields. After calculating and comparing these criteria, THE ranks the universities accordingly.
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world. They measure university reputation based on the impressions of higher education experts, companies who hire graduates, and teaching quality. QS also considers the ratio of international teachers and students present at universities, as well as the times research papers were mentioned by researchers. After calculating and comparing these criteria, QS ranks the universities accordingly.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world. They measure the rate of students going to their second year of studies, as well as the rate of students who graduate. It also asks university representatives on the performance of universities, and evaluates university resources, teacher salaries, graduation rates, student academic achievements and satisfaction. After calculating and comparing these criteria, U.S. News ranks the top international universities accordingly.
The mission of the International Student and Scholar Office is to provide information, services and programs that help international students and visiting scholars achieve their individual educational and personal goals and that foster an appreciation for a culturally diverse learning environment in the larger University community.
The ISSO staff is dedicated to helping international students and scholars meet these goals.
Our impressive residential facilities will provide you with the on campus living environment you need to support all of your collegiate endeavors.
Trained residence hall and facilities staff are available around-the-clock to respond to any situations that may arise.
Live-in staff members provide a web of support for students living on campus, and our maintenance and facilities staff work tirelessly to ensure that you are provided with a well-maintained and comfortable on campus home.
J. Murrey Atkins Library offers over 3.8 million volumes, including 1.2 million e-books, over 650 databases, and approximately 222,000 journals, the vast majority available electronically.
The building has 285,000 square feet with 1,928 seats and 324 computers available for student use. We have approximately 1.5 million visits per year. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
The UNC Charlotte Student Health Center (SHC) provides primary medical care, disease prevention, health education, wellness promotion, and various specialty services to all registered UNC Charlotte students, regardless of the type of health insurance they carry.
While it began offering just evening classes taught in the facilities of Charlotte Central High School, the storied institution has grown into the region's preeminent research university on a beautiful, vibrant 1,000-acre campus designed to meet the needs of a new era.
4 multipurpose courts for basketball, volleyball, badminton and pickleball
Outdoor basketball, pickleball and sand volleyball courts
Indoor and outdoor leisure pools featuring a vortex loop, 4 lanes for lap swimming (25 yards), and zero depth entry
Over 30,000 sq. ft. of dedicated space for fitness equipment. Additionally, the facility includes group fitness and multipurpose studios, a personal training assessment space, an elevated track and an indoor turf area
Locker rooms on the 1st and 3rd floor including 4 single use accessible locker/changing rooms
Three outdoor terraces with views of the campus and the outdoor pool
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte has more than 400 student organizations to choose from, offering something for everyone.
UNC Charlotte is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctorate degrees.