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The University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is a Comprehensive institution located in Wilmington, NC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC  28403-3297
United States
Contact UNCW Office of Admissions
Email: admissions@uncw.edu
Phone: 910-962-3243
Fax: 910-962-3038

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Graphics Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Multiple Disabilities Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Therapeutic Recreation/recreational Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Oceanography, Chemical And Physical Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,633
Applied
9,266
Accepted
14,650
Enrolled
68%
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Female Admissions

8,750
Females Applied
6,065
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,883
Males Applied
3,201
Males Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

80
Application Fee
4.01
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st March 15th
Out of state Fall freshmen February 1st January 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st January 20th
Transfer March 1st May 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 624 590 660
SAT Math 611 570 650
ACT Composite 25 23 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,443
In-state
18,508
Out-of-state
4,443
In-district
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Fees

2,795
Full-time student fees
6,926
Room & board
4,420
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

9,602
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,425
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,024
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,151
Avg. Loan Aid
3,857
Avg. Grant Aid
6,367
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
45%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

14,650
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.61%
Black or African American 4.33%
White or Caucasian 78.34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.41%
Asian 1.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 4.03%
Other 2.07%

Gender

Male (36.11%)
Female (63.89%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Involvement Carnival, Festapalooza and Beach Blast

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Association of Campus Entertainment, Residence Hall Association, Sports Club Council and Graduate Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,165
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 725
Part-time - 440
Male - 506
Female - 659
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