School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of University of North Carolina Wilmington and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5963
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of University of North Carolina Wilmington is 69.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 20.00%. The application fees are $80 for undergraduate programs and $75 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate69.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$75

Tuition & Fees

UNCW's 2023 tuition & fees is $7,238 for North Carolina residents and $21,858 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 2.61% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($21,303).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $7,514 for North Carolina residents and $21,899 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 2.61% compared to the last year's rate.
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,238$21,858
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,514$21,899
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 17,843 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 4,857 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. UNCW has 14,294 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,549 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students17,843
Undergraduate Students14,294
Graduate Students3,549
Online Enrollment4,857

Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services

UNCW offers 121 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 39 out of the 121 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by UNCW
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServicesLearning opportunities
Number of programs121 Programs
Number of online programs39 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification