University of North Carolina Greensboro
United States of America
Established in 1891, the University of North Carolina is a public research university located in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States of America. It is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina system though it is a stand-alone university and awards its own degrees. UNCG is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctoral degrees.
The university's academic schools and colleges include the College of Arts & Sciences, the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics, the School of Education, the School of Health and Human Sciences, the Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering (one of the first such schools in the nation), the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, the School of Nursing, Continual Learning, Graduate School, Warren Ashby Residential College and Lloyd International Honors College. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate, 61 master's and 26 doctoral programs. The most popular majors at University of North Carolina-Greensboro include: Business Administration and Management, General; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Psychology; Kinesiology and Exercise Science; and Human Development and Family Studies. The university follows a semester based academic calendar.
The total student population at the university is over 19,300 of which more than 15,900 are enrolled in undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 18:1 and the acceptance rate is 74%. UNCG is recognized in Forbes 2010 America's Best Colleges.
The university has been classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching on two parameters, one as a "research university with high research activity" and second for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships.
Notable Alumni: Emmylou Harris (American singer, songwriter and musician), Kathryn Stripling Byer (American poet and teacher), Carol Mann (American former professional golfer)
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