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Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is one of the three original campuses comprising The University of North Carolina system. The University has a long-standing commitment to academic excellence. UNCG is a research university with high research activity (Carnegie classification). Undergraduates have a choice of over 100 areas of study from which to select a major, leading to one of seven undergraduate degrees. There are 25 doctoral programs, four Master of Fine Arts Degrees, and 59 master’s degree programs in a wide variety of majors and concentrations. Among its approximately 900 full-time faculty members are nationally known scholars who regularly contribute to new knowledge in their fields through research and other creative work.

Living in the Spartans Community

Greensboro is a beautiful and thriving city of 259,000 with many outstanding public and private recreation areas and facilities. The city offers opportunities in a variety of visual and performing arts: symphony orchestra, community and professional theater, arts council, ballet/dance and museums. In addition, a major sports/entertainment coliseum, professional baseball stadium and an exciting revitalized downtown district are located near UNCG. Greensboro is located in the Piedmont Triad Region (over 1.5 million people) which has 11 colleges and universities within an area of great natural beauty, diverse industry, cultural arts, historic sites, and mild temperatures. North Carolina’s mountains are an easy two-hour drive and the Atlantic beaches of the Carolinas are just over three hours away.