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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC 4-Year Public

UNC Greensboro Student Life

UNC Greensboro is on a 250-acre campus in an urban setting in Greensboro, North Carolina. UNC Greensboro has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

UNC Greensboro also has fraternities and sororities.

UNC Greensboro has a thriving Alpha Lamda Delta. In fact, more students participate in Alpha Lamda Delta than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at UNC Greensboro include Beta Gamma Sigma, Sigma Theta Tau, Gamma Zeta, Golden Key and UNCG Leadership Challenge - Bronze.

UNC Greensboro students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Fall Kick Off and Spring Fling.

Does UNC Greensboro offer student housing?

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

Most UNC Greensboro students live off campus. In 2021, 25% of undergrads at UNC Greensboro lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 75% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UNC Greensboro. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

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

Safety at UNC Greensboro

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 Greensboro is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UNC Greensboro campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

UNC Greensboro 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 Greensboro

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 Greensboro, take Interstate 40 to Greensboro, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Piedmont Triad 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 Greensboro's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

UNC Greensboro Students

67%

Women

33%

Men

84%

Full Time

16%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

43%

30%

13%

5%

5%

1%

1%

0.37%

0.09%

Undergraduate Students

15,995

Graduate Students

3,769

Non-Resident / International Students

192

UNC Greensboro Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 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

19,764

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

88%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,404

Out-of-State

$22,564

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 1
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