University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro was established by legislative enactment on February 18, 1891.The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is one of the sixteen university campuses of The University of North Carolina, the birthplace of public higher education in America. Administered by President Thomas W. Ross and overseen by The UNC Board of Governors, each campus is headed by its own chancellor and Board of Trustees. Their academic environment goes beyond relevant fields of study and challenging coursework. It’s about everything that they put into your learning experience and success. It’s the advising you receive when you are ready to focus. It’s the mentorship from renowned faculty members who collaborate with you on research and community partnerships. It’s the staff members who help you master your project in the University Libraries or the Speaking and Writing Centre. And it’s the way your classroom experience is extended into the lab and across the globe. They’ll help you create a successful and meaningful path to your goals so that you’re prepared for the challenges and opportunities that come your way. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will redefine the public research university for the 21st century as an inclusive, collaborative, and responsive institution making a difference in the lives of students and the communities it serves.
With more than 18,600 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than 1 billion. The campus has grown to include 24 residence halls and 30 academic buildings on 210 acres. UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centred public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools offer 85 undergraduate majors, 61 master's programs and 26 doctoral programs. UNCG is located in Greensboro, North Carolina’s third-largest city. It’s about halfway between Atlanta and Washington, D.C. The Blue Ridge Mountains are just a two-hour drive to the west, the Atlantic Ocean is 3.5 hours to the east. Greensboro’s weather is moderate, with mild winters and spectacular springs and falls. Average snowfall is less than 4 inches. Summer highs are typically in the 80s and 90s.
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