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
November 08, 2010
If students at UNC-Charlotte want to change its name to the “University of Charlotte,” then they should be allowed to.
Megan Smith, UNC-C student body president, is leading the charge to differentiate. She stated that credit for the school’s “crowning glories and achievements” is being given to UNC. Chapel Hill, that is.
November 07, 2010
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.
October 24, 2010
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.