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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. There are many activities and organizations for UNC Greensboro 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 events are Homecoming, Fall Kick Off and Spring Fling.

UNC Greensboro Housing

UNC Greensboro offers on-campus 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.

UNC Greensboro Athletics

At UNC Greensboro there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UNC Greensboro:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 1 Intercollegiate Club Teams
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

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. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

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 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

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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
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  • 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

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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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