University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,422
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,853
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
87.5%
9,870 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
19,764
76.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
58.7%
1,508 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 (507 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (187 degrees), and General Psychology (182 degrees).

In 2020, 4,945 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 68.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,690 degrees), 2.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1184 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is $4,422, which is $−24,207 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is $4,422, which is $−24,207 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,853.

In 2020, 63% of undergraduate students attending University of North Carolina at Greensboro received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,422
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, 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 $−24,207 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$9,853
2020 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of North Carolina at Greensboro had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,853. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of North Carolina at Greensboro grew by 11.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,264
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was of $9,264 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 4.82% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 23.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

63% of undergraduate students at University of North Carolina at Greensboro received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

University of North Carolina at Greensboro received 9,870 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 1.04% annual decline. Out of those 9,870 applicants, 8,640 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.5% acceptance rate.

There were 19,764 students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2020, and 56% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has an overall enrollment yield of 28.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
8,640
Accepted Out of 9,870

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of North Carolina at Greensboro was 87.5% (8,640 admissions from 9,870 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 82.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −1.04%, while admissions grew by 5.05%.

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SAT Scores

56%
Submission Percentage
1,350
Scores Submitted

56% of enrolled first-time students at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has a total enrollment of 19,764 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is 15,098 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,666. This means that 76.4% 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 45.9% White, 27.5% Black or African American, 11.5% Hispanic or Latino, 4.87% Asian, 4.83% Two or More Races, 0.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.081% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (21.9%) and White Male (14.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.2%), followed by White Male (16.8%) and Black or African American Female (14.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,764 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is 15,098 and the part-time enrollment is 4,666. This means that 76.4% of students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2020 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 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), 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
    9,081
  2. Black or African American
    5,441
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,267

The enrolled student population at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is 45.9% White, 27.5% Black or African American, 11.5% Hispanic or Latino, 4.87% Asian, 4.83% Two or More Races, 0.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.081% 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 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% 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, 465 students (2.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1853 more women than men received degrees from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is white (2,690 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1184 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is General Business Administration & Management (507 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (187 degrees) and General Psychology (182 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 (135 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (240 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (258 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 (208,352 people), Other managers (135,371 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (111,769 people), Postsecondary teachers (98,315 people), and Secondary school teachers (94,127 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Library Science (135 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (240 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (258 degrees), History (88 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (350 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 Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Library Science (135 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (240 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (258 degrees), History (88 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (350 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 (430,278 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (232,945 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (136,842 people), Legal services (97,420 people), and Computer Systems Design (97,235 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Library Science (135 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (240 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (258 degrees), History (88 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (350 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. 507 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 187 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 182 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was General Business Administration & Management with 507 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,546
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
3,399
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,546 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, which is 0.455 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,399).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 282 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.969 times less than the 291 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 291 degrees were awarded to women at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.03 times more than the 282 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 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, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (68%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is Female and Asian (68% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.332% 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
    2,690 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,184 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    387 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is white (2,690 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1184 degrees).

1.07% of degree recipients (53 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,815 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    891 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    875 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is white female (1,815 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (891 degrees).

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Operations

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has an endowment valued at nearly $310M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $14.6M (4.71%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of North Carolina at Greensboro had a total salary expenditure of $469M. University of North Carolina at Greensboro employs 250 Assistant professors, 221 Associate professors, and 210 Professors. Most academics at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Female Assistant professors (154), Female Associate professors(124), and Male Professors (119).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 359 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 276 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 262 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$310M
2020 Endowment
0.0817%
growth from 2019

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has an endowment valued at about $310M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of North Carolina at Greensboro grew 0.0817% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.87M higher 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. $22M - Federal
  2. $8.81M - State
  3. $805k - Local

As of 2020, University of North Carolina at Greensboro received $22M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.81M from state grants and contracts, and $805k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$207M
2020 Salaries
1.65%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of North Carolina at Greensboro paid a median of $207M in salaries, which represents 44.1% of their overall expenditure ($469M) and a 1.65% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.52% growth from 2018 and a 5.07% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$71.7M
Instructional Salaries
887
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of North Carolina at Greensboro paid a total of $71.7M to 887 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
250 Employees
Computer, Engineering, and Science
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
359 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro were Assistant professor with 250 employees; Associate professor with 221 employees; and Associate professor with 210 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 359 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 276 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 262 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was Female Assistant professor with 154 employees, Female Associate professor with 124 employees, and Male Professor with 119 employees.

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

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