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this is

unc charlotte.


GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE BECOME AN ENTREPRENEUR CHEER ON YOUR 49ERS IN THE FOOTBALL STADIUM TAKE A WALK ON THE CAMPUS GREENWAY

CATCH A CONCERT, BASKETBALL, OR VOLLEYBALL GAME

STAY FIT AT THE SAC FITNESS CENTER

THIS IS THE PLACE.


RIDE THE LIGHT RAIL TO UPTOWN CHARLOTTE FOR YOUR INTERNSHIP

CATCH A MOVIE AT THE STUDENT UNION THEATRE

LIVE ON CAMPUS AND WALK TO YOUR CLASSES

LEARN IN STATE-OF-THE-ART ACADEMIC CLASSROOMS & LABS MEET UP WITH YOUR FRIENDS FOR A STUDY GROUP

UNC Charlotte is the fastest growing university in North Carolina and was recently ranked one of the ten most innovative colleges in the country. Our large university with a small college feel, warm and sunny location, and outstanding academics are just a few reasons why students stake their claim at UNC Charlotte.

Niner Nation is growing. Join us.


NINERS BY THE NUMBERS.

EXPERIENCE DIVERSITY

Countries

8

States

Minority

College of Arts + Architecture Belk College of Business College of Computing & Informatics Cato College of Education William States Lee College of Engineering College of Health & Human Services College of Liberal Arts & Sciences University College

Countries for Study Abroad

Out-Of-State

TOP 10

BEST VALUE IN NORTH CAROLINA NICHE.COM


STUDENTS ENROLLED:

ACRES of Main Campus

MILES to Uptown Charlotte

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

FRESHMAN CLASS Athletic Teams

MOST POPULAR MAJORS Engineering Business Administration Computer Science Communications

Nursing Psychology Education Biology

FRESHMAN APPLICANTS

of students participate in internships and research opportunities

Average Class Size

Student-to-Faculty

of freshman live on campus

STUDENTS LIVE ON CAMPUS


BELK COLLEGE of

BUSINESS

As one of the largest business programs in the Carolinas, the Belk College of Business is accredited by the AACSB, a recognition awarded to fewer than 5% of business colleges in the nation. With our connection to the Charlotte metro area, our students have access to over 300+ Fortune 500 companies in the region. With a large emphasis on professionalism within the curriculum, you will be prepared as you network with employers during career fairs, speed networking events and mock interviews.

COLLEGE of

ARTS + ARCHITECTURE

The College of Arts + Architecture helps students hone their creative skills and provides an environment for artistic expression of every kind. The college allows students to explore their creative interests by helping them discover their inner artist. Our architecture program is one of only two in the state. Known for helping students think outside of the box and solve design problems, the program encourages students to reconsider how we think, live, and interact with our environments.

DESIGN BUILD PROGRAM

MBA PROGRAM IN THE NATION


CATO COLLEGE of

education

Teaching others to teach passionately and creatively is what the Cato College of Education is all about. The college explores many methods to educate its students for their future roles. Prepare for challenging, meaningful, and rewarding careers of teaching, counseling, and educational leadership through our exciting undergraduate programs in the Cato College of Education. Starting with your first semester, you will be placed into a variety of K-12 classrooms to develop your hands-on PRODUCER OF skills to become a well-experienced teacher, TEACHERS IN NC counselor, or administrator.

COLLEGE of

COMPUTING & INFORMATICS

The College of Computing and Informatics is North Carolina’s largest technology program with over 2,500 students. The college is the leading provider of IT talent in the region and 1 of 6 of its kind in the nation. But size isn’t what sets the college apart, it’s the high value of education it provides. The college offers 10 different degree concentrations allowing students to specialize their education in new areas like Cybersecurity and Data Science, Bioinformatics, Human-Computer Interaction and Software Engineering.

PRODUCER OF COMPUTING DEGREES IN NC


WILLIAM STATES LEE COLLEGE of

ENGINEERING

The William States Lee College of Engineering helps students learn by doing. All of the college programs include an innovative practical component. Students get hands-on their first year working on state-ofthe-art equipment to design and build projects such as springpowered cars, computer chip circuits, and balsa wood bridges. Hands-on learning continues throughout the senior year, as students team up with partner companies to tackle real-world industrial projects such as bomb-detecting robots and high-pressure piping systems for ACADEMIC nuclear plants.

PROGRAMS

COLLEGE of

LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is the largest college containing 35 diverse undergraduate programs. The college provides both the core curriculum basis for all university degrees and a large array of undergraduate majors within the traditional arts and sciences. Students will learn to think critically and act compassionately, working alongside professors and fellow students in the classroom, research settings, and in the broader community.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS


COLLEGE of

health AND human services

As the health services industry continues to grow, students in the College of Health and Human Services are in high demand. State-ofthe-art simulation labs, equipped hospital room labs, and biodynamics equipment provide students with hands-on training and experience to discover solutions to complex health problems. Students in the College of Health and Human Services study within four academic fields: Kinesiology, Public Health Sciences, Social Work, and Nursing. As the region’s only major research institution, the college works to lead the transformation of health and human services by training students to be leaders both on campus and in the community, and by challenging NURSING NCLEX students to be pragmatic innovators in their field PASS RATE of study.

university college At UNC Charlotte you can discover who you truly want to be even if that means not knowing right away. So, whether you are trying to decide between a couple of different options or whether you want to explore subjects that are new to you, University College is a place that encourages you to try different subjects so you can find out what inspires you.


hands on learning. The HighBay lab serves students in the civil engineering program. This lab features equipment that performs full scale, real-time testing of large scale structures and components. It’s a place where students are given a feel for basic and advanced machine tool practices.


BEYOND THE CLASSROOM At UNC Charlotte, you’ll be introduced to caring faculty, explore groundbreaking research opportunities, and enjoy our hands-on approach to innovative learning. It’s important that you leave UNC Charlotte prepared for your future. No matter what major you pursue, you can expect practical experience to which you can apply your classroom learning at UNC Charlotte. For example:

MICHELLE POZOS Civil Engineering

Architecture students design and build installation projects for public housing in developing cities. Charlotte area architects provide feedback during critique presentations. Business students work semester-long consulting & strategy projects solving real problems for companies that partner with UNC Charlotte. Chemistry labs experimentation.

are

stocked

with

equipment

for

hands-on

Theatre students don’t just perform. They take master classes from professionals and get involved backstage too.

BACHELORS

MASTERS

DOCTORAL

I have already had the opportunity to work in the environmental and structural materials lab where I tested the load-bearing structure of concrete beams using equipment. I now have handson experience that directly correlates to my desired career.


LIVING ON CAMPUS Living on campus offers a location convenient to your classes and an opportunity to immerse yourself in an active student life.

BLAKE MORGAN Operations & Supply Chain Management

“

Living on campus introduced me to a diverse, talented, and passionate group of friends. I had the opportunity to live in the international hall. Living with students from around the globe broadened my perspective on both connecting with others and creating lifelong friendships.

With over 18 residence halls and a Greek Village on campus, the Niner Nation community offers friendships and accommodations that will make you feel right at home. It’s a proven fact that students who live on campus have higher GPAs and graduation rates. Choose from a variety of housing styles that include newly renovated towers, suite-style, traditional-style, and apartment-style residences. Consider applying for a learning community to get connected with friends in your major or area of interest. For more info, visit housing.uncc.edu.


HONORS PROGRAMS Distinguished enrichment programs for select students »» College of Arts + Architecture Honors Program »» College of Business Honors Program »» College of Computing & Informatics Honors Program »» College of Engineering Honors Program »» College of Education Honors Program »» Major-Specific Honors Programs »» University Honors Program

Honors Programs

MERIT SCHOLARS PROGRAMS

»» Levine Scholars Program

»» Crown Scholars Program

»» Albert Engineering Leadership Scholars Program »» Belk Scholars Program in Business Analytics »» Martin Scholars Program

APPLICATIONS In addition to applying for university admission, students interested in honors programs or a merit scholars program must submit a separate application. Eligibility requirements and deadlines vary. Visit admissions.uncc.edu for details.


With a diverse mix of people, cultures, classes, and ideas, our campus is a place of inclusion. We encourage individuality within an environment that fosters a true sense of belonging. Here you will make real and meaningful connections and find strength in the Niner Nation community.

find strength in community.


EXPERIENCE DIVERSITY STUDENT ACTIVITIES studentunion.uncc.edu/student-activities »» »» »» »» »»

17 Learning Communities 39 Sororities & Fraternities 28 Public Service Organizations 45 Intramural & Club Sports 78 Pre-Professional Organizations

»» 32 Multicultural Organizations »» 28 Religious Organizations »» 50 Special Interest Organizations ...and many more!

MULTICULTURAL ORGS & ACADEMIC SERVICES mas.uncc.edu »» »» »» »» »» »» »» »» »»

Asian Student Union Black Student Union Building Better Brothers (B3)* Caribbean Connection Feminist Union Iranian Student Org Korean American Student Assoc Latin American Student Org LGBTQ Pride Spectrum

»» »» »» »» »»

Middle Eastern Student Society Native American Student Org PRODUCE* Strong Women of UNC Charlotte Student Advising for Freshman Excellence (SAFE)* »» Vietnamese Student Association »» University Transition Opportunities Program (UTOP)*

*Multicultural Academic Services - Visit mas.uncc.edu for more information.


big city living. 90%

of students complete experiential learning through research, internships, co-ops, or education abroad

3rd LARGEST BANKING CAPITAL

MAJOR EMPLOYERS Carolinas HealthCare System Wells Fargo Bank of America American Airlines Lowe’s Companies Duke Energy

CHARLOTTE HAD THE FOURTH-FASTEST JOB GROWTH IN THE UNITED STATES - U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics data, for 2016

Photo credit: Blake Bodenhammer, UNC Charlotte Alumnus

CLIMATE Average Temperature

72°F FORTUNE 500 Firms in Charlotte

291

LIGHTRAIL

22

MIN RIDE TO THE CITY

103

DAILY CAMPUS STOPS


CONNECTION TO THE CITY The City of Charlotte provides many opportunities for students to learn beyond the classroom »» Live in one of America’s best cities for business and capitalize on internship opportunities with Fortune 500 companies. »» Forbes magazine ranks the city among the best places for business. »» Global Trade magazine ranks Charlotte the No. 1 Most Entrepreneurial City.

forbes BEST CITIES FOR MILLENNIALS

Alumni

TIERA GIBSON Communications & International Public Relations

CITY OF CHARLOTTE HIGHLIGHTS charlottesgotalot.com »» Charlotte professional sports: NFL Carolina Panthers, NBA Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Checkers hockey, Charlotte Knights Triple-A baseball, and NASCAR at Charlotte Motor Speedway. »» Visit NoDa, a historic arts and entertainment district, or find our outstanding uptown museum galleries. Charlotte is a cultured city that loves art in all its forms. You’ll find a lot to inspire you. »» Check out the US National Whitewater Center, on the banks of the Catawba River, for hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking, climbing and more. »» NASCAR fans will love the thrill of the NASCAR Hall of Famewhere the race lives on!

I did an internship with SPARK Strategic Ideas. I had the opportunity to work with PR professionals who were well versed in media relations, PR writing and client events. UNC Charlotte provided me with all the resources to succeed in an internship leading up to my career.


VISIT CAMPUS Plan your visit now and discover all that UNC Charlotte and the City of Charlotte have to offer.

DAILY CAMPUS TOURS & INFORMATION SESSIONS Includes an overview of UNC Charlotte in a group presentation by an Admissions counselor, and a tour of campus led by a current UNC Charlotte student. Your visit experience will last approximately 2.5 hours. Monday-Friday and select Saturdays. Reservations Required.

EXPLORE UNC CHARLOTTE Meet faculty, staff, and students, tour campus and residence halls, and hear informative presentations. This open house event is held from 8am2pm on the following Saturdays:

September 9, 2017 October 28, 2017 March 17, 2018 April 21, 2018

WALK-IN HOUSING TOURS Housing tours are available during select times and dates. Visit housing. uncc.edu for tour details and check-in locations.

Reservations are required. To register for an available date and time, please visit admissions.uncc.edu/visit. We suggest making reservations several weeks in advance as spaces fill quickly.


GET CONNECTED AND APPLY IN

YOUR FUTURE49ER PORTAL Everything you need to do for admission happens through your Future 49er Portal. If you haven’t already done so, be sure to go online to create your own account - it’s easy! It’s your connection to the admissions office at UNC Charlotte and will walk you through everything you need to do between applying, scheduling tours, and stepping onto campus your first year.

ADMITTED FRESHMAN PROFILE MIDDLE

sat: 1130-1280

50% ACT:

DEADLINES & NOTIFICATIONS APPLICATION COMPLETE BY*:

RANGE

22-27

gpa:

3.8-4.5 3.2-3.7 unwtd

TUITION & OTHER EXPENSES Tuition rates are subject to change and based on 12+ credit hours. Housing and meal plan pricing will vary depending on residence hall & meal plan selected. For a full breakdown of costs, please visit studentaccounts.uncc.edu.

TUITION & FEES:

6,973 per year $ 20,407 per year

NOTIFIED OF DECISION BY:

nov 1

jan 30

Feb 1

april 1

* A complete application (application, $60 application fee, official high school transcript, test scores) must be submitted by the deadlines above in order to receive a decision by the notification deadline.

ROOM & BOARD:

NC Resident $

On Campus Housing:

Out-of-State

Freshman Meal Plans:

6,150-$9,500 per year $ 4,250-$4,630 per year

$

Office of Undergraduate Admissions Cato Hall | 9201 University City Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28223 | 704.687.5507 admissions@uncc.edu

@uncc admissions


ACADEMIC PROGRAMS College of Arts + Architecture Architecture (+ B. Arch 5th year) Art Art Education Ceramics Digital Media Fibers Graphic Design Illustration Painting Photography Print Media Sculpture Art History Dance Performance Choreography & Theory Dance Education Music Choral/Music Education Composition Instrumental/Music Educ. Instrumental Performance Jazz Studies Vocal Performance Theatre Theatre Education

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Africana Studies Health & Environment Anthropology Applied Anthropology Biological Sciences Cell Biology/Physiology Ecology/Environmental Microbiology Chemistry Biochemistry Communication Studies Health Mass Media Organizational Public Advocacy Public Relations Criminal Justice Crime Analytics Earth & Environmental Sciences Atmospheric

Hydrological English Creative Writing Language & Digital Technology Literature & Culture Pedagogy Environmental Studies French Geography Geographic Information Science & Technology Urban & Regional Planning Urban, Social & Economic Geology German History International Studies Japanese Studies Latin American Studies Mathematics Actuarial Science Statistics Mathematics for Business Actuarial Science Economics/Finance Operations Research Meteorology Philosophy Physics Physics & Comp. Eng. (dual) Physics & Elec. Eng. (dual) Physics & Mech. Eng. (dual) Political Science Psychology Religious Studies Sociology Sociological Social Psychol. Social Problems and Policy Organizations, Occupations, and Work Spanish Applied Language Literature and Culture

College of Health and Human Services Exercise Science Aquatic Leadership Strength & Conditioning Health Systems Management

Neurodiag. & Sleep Science* Nursing Public Health Respiratory Therapy* Social Work

Belk College of Business Accounting Economics Business Liberal Arts Finance Accounting Risk Mgmt & Insurance International Business Management Business Analytics International Management Organizational Management Talent Management Management Info. Systems Bus. Intelligence Analytics Systems Analysis Marketing Marketing Analytics Operat. & Supply Chain Mgmt

Cato College of Education Child and Family Development (B-K) Elementary Education (K-6) Middle Grades Education English/Language Arts Mathematics Science Social Studies Special Education Adapted Curriculum General Curriculum Special Ed & Elem Ed (Dual) K-12 Licensure & Minors Art Dance Music Theatre French German Spanish Reading Education Secondary Education Science

BACHELORS

MASTERS

Social Studies English Mathematics Teach English as 2nd Lang. Urban Youth & Communities

Information Technology Software Engineering Software, Systems & Networks Web & Mobile Applications

The William States Lee College of Engineering

Air Force ROTC Aerospace Studies American Studies Army ROTC Military Science Biotechnology Business Languages Cognitive Science Entrepreneurship Film Studies Gerontology Languages Chinese Classics Francophone Studies French German Italian Japanese Latin Portuguese Russian Spanish Language Translation Leadership Studies Pre-Chiropractic Pre-Dentistry Pre-Law Pre-Medicine Pre-Optometry Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Veterinary Medicine Women’s and Gender Studies

Civil Engineering Energy Infrastructure Environmt./Water Resources Geotechnical Land Development Structures Transportation Computer Engineering Construction Management Applied Energy and Sustainable Systems Electrical Engineering Power and Energy Systems Engineering Technology (ET) Civil ET Applied Energy and Sustainable Systems Electrical ET Applied Energy Fire Safety ET Fire Safety Fire Protection Mechanical ET Applied Energy Mechanical Engineering Biomedical Energy Motorsports Systems Engineering Energy Systems Engineering Management

College of Computing and Informatics

Computer Science AI, Robotics, & Gaming Bioinformatics Cyber Security Data Science Financial Services Informatics Human-Computer Interaction

Special Programs

DOCTORAL

Ethics & Applied Philoso. MA Geography MS, PhD Health Psychology PhD History MA Latin American Studies MA Mathematical Finance MS Mathematics MS Optical Sci. & Eng. MS, PhD Organizational Science PhD Applied Physics MS Public Administration MPA Religious Studies MA Sociology MA Spanish MA Health Administration MHA Kinesiology MS Nursing MSN Public Health MPH Accountancy M.Acc Data Science & Business Analytics MS Economics MS Mathematical Finance MS Elementary Education M.Ed. Civil Engineering MS Electrical Engineering MS, PhD Engineering Management MS Mechanical Engineering MS Optical Science and Engineering MS or PhD Applied Energy & Electromech. Systems MS Construction & Facilities Management MS Bioinformatics MS Computer Science MS Health Informatics MS Information Technology MS * Transfer students only

Early Entry Graduate Programs Architecture M. Arch Anthropology MA Biology MS Chemistry MS Communication Studies MS Criminal Justice MS Earth Sciences MS English MA

45,000 copies of this document were produced in August 2017, at a cost of $19,721.25, or $0.44 each.

Freshman Brochure 2017-2018  

Providing information about admissions criteria, visiting campus, and the City of Charlotte.

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