UNC Charlotte is the largest institution of higher education in the Charlotte region and the fourth largest of 16 constituent members of the University of North Carolina.

As the region's leading public higher education institution and urban research university, UNC Charlotte is a driving force of growth, discovery, and innovation for the Metro Carolinas. U.S. News & World Report recognized us as one of the ten most innovative colleges and universities in the country.

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UNC Charlotte by the numbers

UNC CHARLOTTE PROFILE
Total enrollment 27,983
Undergraduate enrollment: 22,732
New freshmen: 3,452
New transfers: 2,839
Graduate students: 5,251
Adults (age 25 or older): 8,107
On-campus housing: 5,002
Housing adjacent to campus: 6,000+
Gender ratio: male: 51%
female: 49%
Ethnic minority: 41%
States represented: 47
Countries represented: 101
Student/Faculty ratio: 19:1
Average class size: 35
STUDENT ENROLLMENT BY COLLEGE
College Undergraduate Graduate
Arts + Architecture 815 95
Business 3,732 585
Computing and Informatics 1,478 724
Education 960 1,410
Engineering 2,931 677
Graduate School 0 147
Health and Human Services 2,749 549
Liberal Arts & Sciences 7,446 798
University College 2,575 0
Undesignated 46 266
Total 22,732 5,251

 

Based on the Fall 2015 University Fact Book