Topics: UNC-Greensboro

Location: Greensboro, N.C.

Type: four-year, public

Year founded: 1891

Total enrollment (approximate): 18,502

Undergraduate enrollment (approximate): 15,000

Undergraduate applicants (fall 2014): 10,039

Acceptance rate: 60.7 percent

Graduation rate (after four years, 2014): 30 percent

In-state undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-15): $6,442

Sports nickname: Spartans

Website: www.uncg.edu

UNC-system happenings for March 27, 2017

Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the book “Hidden Figures” from which the movie of the same name is based, will be the commencement speaker for the UNC-Greensboro graduating class of 2017.


Greensboro students lead 'Black Friday' protest against police brutality, election results

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On Friday, demonstrators on Franklin Street and in the Pit took a stand against police brutality and the recent election results.


Clinton rallies after pneumonia for Greensboro rally

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Supporters and protestors alike were turned away from Hillary Clinton’s rally in Greensboro on Thursday due to excessive attendance.


UNC-system happenings Aug. 26, 2016

Zoe Woodell Locklear, UNC-Pembroke provost and vice chancellor of Academic Affairs, has announced her retirement, effective June 30, 2017.


NC A&T reorganizes, but consolidation raises concerns about HBCU identity

Restructuring at North Carolina A&T State University will replace the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Technology with three new colleges — sparking concerns from students and faculty about preserving the identity of one of the nation’s largest historically black colleges.


For college acceptance, some return to high school material

College students nationwide are discovering remedial classes can add up in cost but not credit, according to a recent report. 


UNC-system happenings for Oct. 26

Sixteen students from UNC-Pembroke lent a helping hand to three families in South Carolina who were affected by the early October flooding.


UNC-system happenings for Oct. 1, 2015

A partnership for success

N.C. A&T and Duke University partnered to receive a $3 million National Science Foundation grant this week for graduate students interested in microbiome research.


UNC-system happenings for Sept. 11, 2015

Laverne Cox to speak at NCCU

Laverne Cox, an Emmy-nominated transgender actress and the first trans woman of color to play a leading role on mainstream television, will give a speech at N.C.


Board of Governors discontinues 46 degree programs across UNC system

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Thursday morning, the Board of Governors educational planning committee voted to discontinue 46 degree programs across the UNC-System, including one at UNC, Human Biology.


UNC-system happenings for Oct. 22, 2014

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan spoke to about 40 people at N.C. State University on Monday.


UNC softball wins doubleheader against UNC-Greensboro

While the temperature outside is getting colder, the North Carolina women's softball team's bats are heating up — as the team demonstrated its offensive firepower in a doubleheader against UNC-Greensboro Sunday.


UNC-system happenings for Sept. 26, 2014

UNC-Greensboro is following in the footsteps of UNC-CH and Duke University on sexual assault prevention, launching a new program this fall to address interpersonal violence on campus.


UNC-system happenings for September 2, 2014

A recent report analyzing poverty in the U.S. put four North Carolina cities among the top 15 urban areas with the fastest growing number of poverty-stricken residents.


Support grows for students with disabilities

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Most families start saving for college years in advance.


UNC-system happenings for June 18-25

UNC-Wilmington is weighing its options after a U.S. District Court Judge ordered the university to pay over $700,000 in legal fees for a professor’s lawsuit.


UNC-system happenings, Feb. 24

Appalachian State University recently ranked 11th in on-campus drug arrests and 28th in on-campus alcohol arrests among universities nationwide, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education published last month.


Professor questions party platforms

A UNC-Greensboro professor aims to encourage a new political dialogue in North Carolina as the country becomes increasingly skeptical about party politics.


UNC Summer Jazz Workshop to conclude Friday

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The UNC Summer Jazz Workshop continues to grow, encouraging its organizers even as it presents new challenges.


UNC tennis's Zoe De Bruycker hangs on to win

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As Zoe De Bruycker walked back to the sideline, she didn’t look like she had just won the first set of her tennis match against UNC-Greensboro’s Niltooli Wilkins. But she had.