University of North Carolina at Greensboro
1000 Spring Garden St.
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
(336) 334-4180
Accrediting Agency:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a public four-year research institution. The school is a member of the University of North Carolina system, but is its own degree-granting university, setting it apart from the other UNC schools. UNC-Greensboro was originally established in 1891 as the State Normal and Industrial School, a women’s college specializing in business, domestic science, and teaching. The school now serves more than 18,000 students. U.S. News & World Report also ranked the school number 108 on their list of the top public schools in the nation. The school’s graduate programs in student counseling and geriatric nursing also ranked highly on the annual list.

Programs Offered

Individuals interested in enrolling at UNC Greensboro can choose from a variety of undergraduate and graduate-level programs across seven academic colleges. Available areas of study include accounting, business administration, computer science, teacher education, English, history, interior architecture, music education, nutrition, philosophy, psychology, social work, and theatre, among others. UNCG Online also offers flexible learning opportunities for working adults and students trying to balance family responsibilities. Online programs are available in liberal studies, business administration, public health, nursing, and education. Certificates and individual online classes are also available for those interested.


The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools since 1921. In addition, specialized accreditation has been earned for programs in areas such as dietetics, psychology, nursing, public health, music, and teacher education.


Prospective students can submit their application through SpartanLink. There is a $55 application fee due at the time of submission for undergraduate students. The submission deadline for the fall semester is November 1st. Students should be prepared to submit their official SAT or ACT test scores as well as their official high school transcripts. Students who have completed any previous college course work should also request those transcripts be sent to the admissions office. For more information about the admissions process for graduate or international students, please visit the school’s website.

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