University of North Carolina Wilmington

On of the great parts of Wilmington is the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, also known as UNCW. Its a beautiful campus located in central Wilmington, minutes from downtown Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. Below is some additional information about UNCW. Its a great enroll in, visit, or just have in your neighborhood!


At the University of North Carolina Wilmington, passionate and engaged teaching, learning and research matter. UNCW is unique in its dedication to combining a small-college commitment to excellence in teaching with a research university's opportunities for student involvement in significant faculty scholarship.


The university maintains an intimate learning environment for undergraduates, integrating teaching and mentoring with research and service. It promotes and engages in high-quality scholarship, master’s-focused graduate education and selected doctoral programs. Our attractive and secure campus encourages intellectual and cultural diversity, fosters regional engagement and values individual growth and development.


UNCW began as Wilmington College in 1947 with 238 students, many of whom were veterans returning from military service following World War II. Today, nearly 13,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students experience the university’s unique blend of teaching, research and service learning opportunities, a mix of classical and innovative approaches that creates powerful learning experiences which give our graduates a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace.


Prestigious rankings by U.S.News & World Report, Forbes, Fiske Guide to Colleges, Kiplinger's, Princeton Review, G.I. Jobs and others reflect the quality of experience our students receive.


The University of North Carolina Wilmington is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of UNC Wilmington.


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