University of North Carolina Charlotte
United States of America
Established in 1946, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, also known as UNC Charlotte, is a public research university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. UNC Charlotte has three campuses: Charlotte Research Institute Campus, Center City Campus, and the main campus, located in University City. Students at the University of North Carolina Charlotte have the luxury of being by the state’s largest metropolitan area while still living in the nature-filled wooded campus.
UNC Charlotte offers 62 master’s programs, 23 doctoral degrees and 77 bachelor’s degree programs through nine colleges: the College of Arts and Architecture, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the Belk College of Business, the College of Computing and Informatics, the Cato College of Education, College of Engineering, the College of Health and Human Services, the Honors College, and the University College. The most popular majors at University of North Carolina--Charlotte include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Health Professions and Related Programs; Psychology; and Social Sciences.
The total student population at the university is more than 27,900 of which over 22,700 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 19:1 and the acceptance rate is 63%. The university attracts students from over 100 countries across the globe.
Entrepreneurship is preached at Charlotte through the Partnership Outreach and Research to Accelerate Learning (PORTAL) facility, which is a center for global business pioneers. Students can apply for financial aid through FAFSA and they receive an aid offer that includes a combination of aid, based on their financial need and eligibility. Students can earn more than one type of financial aid.
Notable Alumni: Anne Magee Tompkins (American lawyer who served as the United States Attorney for the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina), Nicole Atkins (American singer-songwriter)
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