Location: Charlotte, N.C.

Type: four-year, public

Year founded: 1946

Total enrollment (fall 2014): 26,571

Undergraduate enrollment (fall 2014): 22,216

Undergraduate applicants (fall 2014): 12,400

Acceptance rate (fall 2013): 62.7 percent

Graduation rate (four year, 2013): 26 percent

In-state undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-15): $6,179

Sports nickname: 49ers

Website: www.uncc.edu

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UNC-Charlotte to consider name change

Students at UNC-Charlotte have recently expressed interest in changing the school’s name to the University of Charlotte. The school’s name is being confused with UNC-CH, and UNC-C students are complaining, said Megan Smith, the student body president at UNC-C.

UNC School of Medicine to expand

The UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine will expand its medical school to the UNC-system campuses in Asheville and Charlotte. The expansion, announced Tuesday, will allow UNC-CH to train more physicians with a focus on training for practice in rural areas.