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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

7

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

Countries for Study Abroad

Out-Of-State

TOP 10

BEST VALUE IN NORTH CAROLINA NICHE.COM


STUDENTS ENROLLED:

FRESHMAN APPLICANTS Athletic Teams

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

MOST POPULAR MAJORS Engineering Business Administration Computer Science Communication Studies

Nursing Psychology Education Biology

of students participate in internships and research opportunities

Average Class Size

Student-to-Faculty

LIGHT RAIL Min ride to the city

FRESHMAN CLASS

of freshman live on campus

MILES to Uptown Charlotte

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 and NAAB accredited. 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, counselor, or administrator. TEACHERS IN NC

COLLEGE of

COMPUTING & INFORMATICS

The College of Computing and Informatics is the Carolinas’ 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 is one of the largest in the South. All of the college programs include an innovative practical component where students learn by doing. 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 For students who are undecided on a major, University College is for you. 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 High Bay 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: 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

TONY MEBANE Systems Engineering

I have already had the opportunity to design a 3D kinematic analysis of an air engine using CAD software. This project really opened my mind to the technical side of Mechanical Engineering. All of my projects have given me the hands-on experience that directly correlate with 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.

SARAH WOOD Sociology & Psychology

“

Living on campus introduced me to a diverse group of great people who have become my best friends. It allowed me to have the full university experience and find a sense of community. I had the opportunity to live in Levine hall, which offered private study spaces to ensure my academic success and personal development.

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. Freshman are encouraged but not required to live on campus. 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 Honors programs engage students who are interested in exploring academic and cultural topics more deeply. Through smaller discussion-based and writing-based classes, students are challenged with enriched academic coursework. Outside the classroom, honors students participate in community service projects, study abroad, and social events. In addition, they have the opportunity to gain professional development by conducting and presenting a research project with a faculty mentor.

HONORS PROGRAMS

Freshmen may begin an honors experience in their first year. Information, applications and deadlines are available at honorscollege.uncc.edu.

MERIT SCHOLARS PROGRAMS »» »» »» »» »»

Levine Scholars Program Crown Scholars Albert Engineering Leadership Scholars Program Belk Scholars Program in Business Analytics Martin Scholars Program

In addition to applying for university admission, students interested in 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 MULTICULTURAL ORGS & ACADEMIC SERVICES »» »» »» »» »» »» »» »» »» »» »» »» »» »»

Asian/Black Student Union Building Better Brothers (B3) 6% Asian Caribbean Connection 16% African Feminist Union American Iranian Student Org Korean/Latin American Orgs 4% LGBTQ Pride Spectrum Multi-racial Middle Eastern Student Society 9% Native American Student Org Hispanic PRODUCE Strong Women Student Advising for Freshman Excellence (SAFE) Vietnamese Student Association University Transition Opportunities Program (UTOP)

7%

Other

58%

Caucasian

STUDENT ACTIVITIES »» »» »» »» »»

18 Varsity Sports 17 Learning Communities 39 Sororities & Fraternities 28 Public Service Organizations 55 Intramural & Club Sports

»» »» »» »»

78 Pre-Professional Organizations 32 Multicultural Organizations 28 Religious Organizations 50 Special Interest Organizations ...and many more!


big city. Big Opportunity. 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

300+

LIGHTRAIL

22

MIN RIDE TO THE CITY

103

DAILY CAMPUS STOPS

MILES

9

TO THE CITY


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, and is open to all prospective students:

September 22, 2018 March 16, 2019

October 20, 2018 April 6, 2019 (for Juniors)

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 IN YOUR

FUTURE 49ER PORTAL Get started by creating a Future 49er Portal account at admissions.uncc.edu. In the Future 49er Portal, you can schedule a campus visit, sign up for events, and check the status of your application once you apply. If you are a high school senior, you may apply to UNC Charlotte using one of these options: the Future 49er application, the Common Application, or the CFNC Application.

DEADLINES & NOTIFICATIONS

ADMITTED FRESHMAN PROFILE MIDDLE

sat: 1130-1280

50% ACT:

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 admissions.uncc.edu/tuition.

TUITION & FEES:

7,044 per year $ 20,478 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 received in the admissions office 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:

6,370-$9,800 per year $ 4,340-$4,730 per year

$

Freshmen are encouraged, but not required, to live on campus.

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

@uncc admissions


ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

BACHELORS

MASTERS

DOCTORAL

For a complete degree listing visit academics.uncc.edu

College of Arts + Architecture

Architecture Art Ceramics Digital Media Fibers Graphic Design Illustration Painting Photography Print Media Sculpture Art Education 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 Theatre Performance Design/Tech Directing, Dramaturgy, & Dramatic Writing

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Africana Studies Health & Environment Anthropology Biology Cell Biology/Physiology Ecology/Environmental Microbiology Chemistry Biochemistry Communication Studies Health Mass Media Organizational Public Advocacy Public Relations Criminal Justice Crime Analytics

Earth & Environ. Sciences Atmospheric Hydrological English Creative Writing Language & Digital Tech. Literature & Culture Environmental Studies French Geography Geographic Information Science & Technology Urban & Regional Planning Urban, Social & Economic Geology German History International Studies Asian Studies Development & Sustainability European Studies Holocaust, Genocide, & Human Rights Peace, Conflict, & Identity Japanese Studies Latin American Studies Mathematics Actuarial Science Statistics Mathematics for Business Meteorology Philosophy Physics Physics & Comp. Eng. (dual) Physics & Elec. Eng. (dual) Physics & Mech. Eng. (dual) Political Science Psychology Religious Studies Sociology Organizations, Occupations, and Work Sociol. Social Psychology Social Problems and Policy Spanish Applied Language Hispanic Studies Literature and Culture

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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 Business Analytics Economics Business Liberal Arts Finance Accounting Risk Mgmt & Insurance International Business Management International Business Organizational Management Talent Management Management Info. Systems Marketing Marketing Analytics & Intelligence Marketing and Innovation 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 Foreign Language French German Spanish Reading Education

Secondary Education Biology Chemistry Earth Sciences English Math Physics Science Social Studies Teach English as 2nd Lang. Urban Youth & Communities

The William States Lee College of Engineering

Civil Engineering Energy Infrastructure Environmt./Water Resources Geotechnical Land Development Structures Transportation Civil Engineering Technology Applied Energy and Sustainable Systems Computer Engineering Construction Management Applied Energy and Sustainable Systems Electrical Engineering Power and Energy Systems Electrical Engr. Technology Applied Energy Fire & Safety Elec. Technol. Fire Safety Fire Protection Occupational Safety Mechanical Engr. Technology Applied Energy Mechanical Engineering Biomedical Energy Motorsports Systems Engineering Energy Systems

College of Computing and Informatics

Computer Science AI, Robotics, & Gaming Bioinformatics Cybersecurity Data Science Financial Svcs. Informatics

Human-Computer Interaction Information Technology Software Engineering Software, Systems & Networks Web & Mobile Applications

Special Programs

Aerospace Studies American Studies Biotechnology Business Languages Children’s Lit. & Child Studies Classical Studies Cognitive Science Film Studies Francophone Studies Gerontology International Management Languages Chinese French German Italian Japanese Russian Spanish Legal Studies Linguistics Military Science Outdoor Adventure Leadership Pre-Dentistry Pre-Law Pre-Medicine Pre-Occupational Therapy Pre-Optometry Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physician Assistant Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Podiatry Pre-Veterinary Medicine ROTC - Army & Air Force Southern Studies Technical/Professional Writing Women’s and Gender Studies Writing, Rhetoric, & Digital Studies

* Transfer students only

Early Entry Graduate Programs

Accountancy Africana Studies Anthropology Applied Energy & Electromech. Systems Architecture Bioinformatics Biology Chemistry Civil Engineering Communication Studies Computer Science Construction & Facilities Management Criminal Justice Cybersecurity Data Science & Business Analytics Earth Sciences Economics Electrical Engineering Elementary Education Elementary Math Education Engineering Management English Ethics & Applied Philosophy Fire Protection & Admin. Geography Gerontology Health Administration Health Informatics & Analyt. History Information Technology Kinesiology Latin American Studies Mathematical Finance Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Nursing Optical Science and Engineering Physics, Applied Public Administration Public Health Religious Studies Sociology Spanish

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