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University of North Carolina at Charlotte

UNC Charlotte

UNC Charlotte is a vibrant urban research university committed to high quality undergraduate and graduate education.  The University boasts a modern campus featuring state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories on the beautiful, wooded 1000-acre campus located just 8 miles north of Uptown Charlotte – one of America’s fastest growingcities.  We have 80 programs leading to Bachelor's degrees, 62 programs leading to Master's degrees and 21 programs leading to Doctoral degrees offered in the seven colleges: Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arts + Architecture, Business, Computing and Informatics, Education, Engineering, and Health & Human Services. We provide a pioneering learning experience that prepares graduates to become active citizens of the world.  UNC Charlotte is renowned for business-university partnerships engaged in applied research in exciting fields such as optoelectronics, precision engineering, business, and information technology, involving both undergraduate and graduate students in cutting-edge real-world experiences.  The Charlotte 49ers compete in 17 varsity sports on the NCAA Division I level and are a member of Conference USA.  Committed to the pursuit of excellence, 49er athletes succeed on and off the courts and fields. Ultimately, the true foundation of a university is the great minds and enthusiasm of its students and faculty. UNC Charlotte is proud to have approximately 900 passionate and committed faculty members (of the full-time instructional faculty, nearly 85% hold the highest degrees attainable in their fields). Our more than 100,000 living alumni -- with an addition of 4,000 to 4,500 new alumni annually -- are a testament to the strength of the students in our university community.

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Living in the 49ers Community

The 49ers Community

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UNC Charlotte is the proud home of the Charlotte 49ers, a community with strong academic programs and enrichment opportunities such as residential and non-residential learning communities, international travel, honors programs, and undergraduate research with renowned faculty. Academic advising and academic support services are available from the time our students transition to the University, including services for transfer students, multicultural populations, student athletes, veterans and service members, and students with disabilities. Located in the vibrant city of Charlotte, students become engaged with the local community through service-learning courses and volunteerism. Students are active on campus, whether living in residence halls (traditional, suites, apartments) or fraternity and sorority houses, participating in leadership development or outdoor adventure programs, or joining some of the 250 or more student organizations. Parents and families are welcome to become members of our Niner Nation Family.

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