University of North Carolina-Charlotte Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Charlotte, NC, University of North Carolina-Charlotte is one of the best universities in the state of North Carolina. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of North Carolina-Charlotte in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

9201 University City Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Phone: (704) 687-2213
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Rankings: University of North Carolina–Charlotte

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 189
Average freshman retention rate: 77.2%
6-year graduation rate: 51.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 53%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -2
Faculty resources ranking: 199
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 31.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 15.7%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 14:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 87.6%
Student selectivity ranking: 240
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 960-1150
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 12%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 43%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 76.5%
Financial resources rank: 235
Alumni giving rank: 225
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 4.9%

University of North Carolina-Charlotte History

Essential Facts: University of North Carolina–Charlotte

  • UNC Charlotte is the largest university in the Charlotte region and the 2nd largest in the state.
  • UNC Charlotte is proud to have approximately 1,160 passionate and committed faculty members (of the full-time instructional faculty, nearly 85% hold the highest degrees attainable in their fields).
  • The first location for what would become UNC Charlotte was opened in 1949 as the Charlotte Center of the University of North Carolina, and served 278 students.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 27%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 8%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 6%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 70%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 73%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook