UNC Greensboro creates a remarkable, real-world impact every day. With a legacy of opportunity and excellence, UNCG maintains a collective, tenacious focus on student success and a welcoming environment where everyone finds their place. Founded in 1891, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in North Carolina, with a vast array of students--nearly 20,000 strong--and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. The impact of the more than 35,000 alumni living within 25 miles of the beautiful, downtown campus is evident throughout Greensboro and the Piedmont Triad region.
UNCG is one of only 50 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, global connections and more.
On campus, online or through extension programs, UNC Greensboro is relentlessly focused on helping all students unleash their potential and make a meaningful impact with their lives.