University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,422

2.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,496

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

78%

8,501 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

19,922

79.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54.3%

1,311 Graduates

About

University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a higher education institution located in Guilford County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of North Carolina at Greensboro were General Business Administration & Management (401 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (202 degrees), and General Psychology (179 degrees).

In 2017, 4,304 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 66.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,561 degrees), 2.75 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (930 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is $4,422, which is $-22,078 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is $4,422, which is $-22,078 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,496.

In 2017, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 60% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,422

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was $4,422. The cost of tuition at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is $-22,078 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$10,496

2017 Value

0.894%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of North Carolina at Greensboro had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,496. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of North Carolina at Greensboro grew by 0.894%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,339

Room and Board

$956

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was of $9,339 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $956. The cost of room and board increased by 6.23% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 10.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

61% of undergraduate students at University of North Carolina at Greensboro received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.39% with respect to 2016, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

University of North Carolina at Greensboro received 8,501 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.94% annual decline. Out of those 8,501 applicants, 6,634 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78% acceptance rate.

There were 19,922 students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2017, and 56% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has an overall enrollment yield of 42.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

6,634

Accepted Out of 8,501

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of North Carolina at Greensboro was 78% (6,634 admissions from 8,501 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 73.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -5.94%, while admissions declined by -0.718%.

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SAT Scores

56%

Submission Percentage

1,571

Scores Submitted

56% of enrolled first-time students at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has a total enrollment of 19,922 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is 15,788 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,134. This means that 79.2% of students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.5% White, 26.2% Black or African American, 8.33% Hispanic or Latino, 4.87% Asian, 4.33% Two or More Races, 0.387% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0602% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30%), followed by Black or African American Female (20.9%) and White Male (17.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (41.6%), followed by White Male (16.9%) and Black or African American Female (12.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,922 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is 15,788 and the part-time enrollment is 4,134. This means that 79.2% of students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of North Carolina at Greensboro had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    10,066

  2. Black or African American

    5,217

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,659

The enrolled student population at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is 50.5% White, 26.2% Black or African American, 8.33% Hispanic or Latino, 4.87% Asian, 4.33% Two or More Races, 0.387% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0602% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 395 students (1.98%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1456 more women than men received degrees from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The majority of degree recipients at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are white (2,561 degrees awarded). There were 2.75 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (930 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is General Business Administration & Management (401 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (202 degrees) and General Psychology (179 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (84 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (274 degrees), and Human Sciences (214 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Elementary & middle school teachers (191,456 people), Other managers (106,180 people), Graphic designers (91,691 people), Postsecondary teachers (74,699 people), and Other designers (57,922 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Library Science (84 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (274 degrees), Human Sciences (214 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (39 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (301 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Sales managers, Surgeons, Physicians, Financial managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Library Science (84 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (274 degrees), Human Sciences (214 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (39 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (301 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Elementary & secondary schools (333,078 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (175,605 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (123,111 people), Computer Systems Design (75,876 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (72,148 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Library Science (84 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (274 degrees), Human Sciences (214 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (39 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (301 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Most Common

  1. 401 degrees awarded

  2. 202 degrees awarded

  3. 179 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was General Business Administration & Management with 401 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,424

  2. 2,880

In 2017, 1,424 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, which is 0.494 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,880).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 217 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.908 times less than the 239 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 239 degrees were awarded to women at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.1 times more than the 217 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%

100% Completion Time

56%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 32% of students graduating from University of North Carolina at Greensboro completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (64.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is Female and Asian (64.6% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.381% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,561 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    930 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    280 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is white (2,561 degrees awarded). There were 2.75 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (930 degrees).

1.12% of degree recipients (48 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,695 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    866 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    687 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is white female (1,695 degrees awarded). There were 1.96 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (866 degrees).

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Operations

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has an endowment valued at nearly $275M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $35.7M (13%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of North Carolina at Greensboro had a total salary expenditure of $406M. University of North Carolina at Greensboro employs 248 Associate professors, 188 Lecturers, and 188 Professors. Most academics at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Female Associate professors (128), Male Associate professors(120), and Female Lecturers (116).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 313 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 265 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 255 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$275M

2017 Endowment

16.7%

growth from 2016

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has an endowment valued at about $275M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of North Carolina at Greensboro grew 16.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.5M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $9.82M - Federal

  2. $2.68M - State

  3. $499k - Local

As of 2017, University of North Carolina at Greensboro received $9.82M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.68M from state grants and contracts, and $499k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$180M

2017 Salaries

6.18%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of North Carolina at Greensboro paid a median of $180M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($406M) and a 6.18% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.14% decline from 2015 and a 2.27% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$64.7M

Instructional Salaries

816

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of North Carolina at Greensboro paid a total of $64.7M to 816 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

248 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

313 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro were Associate professor with 248 employees; Lecturer with 188 employees; and Lecturer with 188 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 313 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 265 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 255 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was Female Associate professor with 128 employees, Male Associate professor with 120 employees, and Female Lecturer with 116 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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