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UNC Charlotte Student Life

UNC Charlotte is on a 1,000-acre campus in a suburban setting in Charlotte, North Carolina. There are many activities and organizations for UNC Charlotte students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

UNC Charlotte also has fraternities and sororities.

UNC Charlotte has a thriving Triveni (Indian Students Association). In fact, more students participate in Triveni (Indian Students Association) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at UNC Charlotte include Art & Mindfulness, Allied Health Coalition, American Medical Student Association and Kinesiology Student Organization.

The UNC Charlotte community comes together each year for International Festival, GoldRush Week of Welcome and 1st Home & Homecoming Football games.

Does UNC Charlotte offer student housing?

UNC Charlotte offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most UNC Charlotte students live off campus. In 2021, 14% of undergrads at UNC Charlotte lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 86% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UNC Charlotte. There are 6,039 spots available in on-campus housing for all 24,175 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 3,113 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UNC Charlotte offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is UNC Charlotte Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UNC Charlotte campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

UNC Charlotte offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to UNC Charlotte

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UNC Charlotte, take Interstate 85 to Charlotte, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Charlotte Douglas International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in North Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UNC Charlotte's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

UNC Charlotte Students

47%

Women

53%

Men

87%

Full Time

13%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

54%

16%

12%

9%

5%

2%

2%

0.25%

0.09%

Undergraduate Students

24,175

Graduate Students

5,971

Non-Resident / International Students

509

UNC Charlotte Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

30,146

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

80%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,188

Out-of-State

$20,622

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 1
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