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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Cato College of Education

Charlotte, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Cato College of Education is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of School Administration (MSA)
Master of Arts (MA)
(Graduate Certificate)
(Post-Master's Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 229
Doctoral Degrees 42
Other Advanced Degrees 311

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

918
Applied
679
Accepted
487
Enrolled
74%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, or its U.S. equivalent, from regionally-accredited college or university; minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on all previous work beyond high school; statement of purpose (essay); at least three recommendation forms
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree (or its U.S. equivalent) from regionally-accredited college or university; minimum overall GPA of 3.5 in master's degree program
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited university; minimum GPA of 2.75 on all post-secondary work attempted; transcripts; personal statement outlining why the applicant seeks admission to the program

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 523
TOEFL IBT score: 70
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,299
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.54%
Black or African American 25.17%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 1.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.16%
Unknown 1.77%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Quality classroom instruction, culturally responsive instruction, teacher education policy and practice, early intervention, counseling practices
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,345,776

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Ellen McIntyre
Dean
Email: ellen.mcintyre@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-8722

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