School Overview

University of North Carolina Wilmington is a Public, 4 years college located in Wilmington, North Carolina. UNCW ranked 18th in North Carolina Colleges and 63rd in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 17,915 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. UNCW's acceptance rate is 67.98% last year (undergraduate school).
University of North Carolina Wilmington is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5963
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of North Carolina Wilmington is 67.98% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 22.68%. The application fees are $80 for undergraduate programs and $75 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate67.98 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.68 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$75

Tuition & Fees

UNCW's 2022 tuition & fees is $7,238 for North Carolina residents and $21,303 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $7,514 for North Carolina residents and $21,343 for out-of-students.
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,238$21,303
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,514$21,343
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 17,915 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 6,269 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. UNCW has 14,650 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,265 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students17,915
Undergraduate Students14,650
Graduate Students3,265
Online Enrollment6,269

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs121 Programs
Number of online programs39 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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