University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,422
2022 Average Net Price
$10,979
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.8%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
91.9%
11,515 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
17,978
75.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
58%
1,652 Graduates

About

University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a higher education institution located in Guilford County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of North Carolina at Greensboro were General Business Administration & Management (377 degrees awarded), General Psychology (244 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (175 degrees).

In 2022, 4,805 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 70.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,404 degrees), 1.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1,229 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is $4,422, which is $−25,728 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is $4,422, which is $−25,728 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,979.

In 2022, 64% of undergraduate students attending University of North Carolina at Greensboro received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,422
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, 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 $−25,728 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$10,979
2022 Value
10.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of North Carolina at Greensboro had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,979. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of North Carolina at Greensboro grew by 10.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,686
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 $9,686 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.15% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

64% of undergraduate students at University of North Carolina at Greensboro received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.59% with respect to 2021, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.8%
2019 Default Rate
139
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was 2.8%, which represents 139 out of the 4972 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of North Carolina at Greensboro received 11,515 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 7.66% annual growth. Out of those 11,515 applicants, 10,587 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.9% acceptance rate.

There were 17,978 students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2022. 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has an overall enrollment yield of 22.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
10,587
Accepted Out of 11,515

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of North Carolina at Greensboro was 91.9% (10,587 admissions from 11,515 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 90.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 7.66%, while admissions grew by 8.96%..

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SAT Scores

5%
Submission Percentage (2022)
123
Scores Submitted (2022)

5% of enrolled first-time students at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of North Carolina at Greensboro had a total enrollment of 17,978 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is 13,509 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,469. This means that 75.1% 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 42.5% White, 27.2% Black or African American, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.3% Asian, 4.72% Two or More Races, 0.295% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0834% 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 (24.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (21.1%) and White Male (13.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (14.1%) and White Male (13.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 17,978 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is 13,509 and the part-time enrollment is 4,469. This means that 75.1% of students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2022 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 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), 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 (2022)
  1. White
    7,646 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    4,889 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,428 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is 42.5% White, 27.2% Black or African American, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.3% Asian, 4.72% Two or More Races, 0.295% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0834% 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 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% 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, 461 students (2.56%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,945 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 (2,404 degrees awarded). There were 1.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1229 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is General Business Administration & Management (377 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (244 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (175 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (133 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (228 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (256 degrees).

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 (200,499 people), Other managers (152,491 people), Secondary school teachers (118,744 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (116,781 people), and Postsecondary teachers (101,506 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2022 are Library Science (133 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (228 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (256 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (348 degrees), and History (67 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Library Science (133 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (228 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (256 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (348 degrees), and History (67 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (464,202 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (246,467 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (147,753 people), Computer Systems Design (122,372 people), and Legal services (100,545 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Library Science (133 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (228 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (256 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (348 degrees), and History (67 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 377 degrees awarded
  2. 244 degrees awarded
  3. 175 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was General Business Administration & Management with 377 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,430
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,375
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,430 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, which is 0.424 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,375).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 183 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.709 times less than the 258 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 258 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Carolina at Greensboro in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.41 times more than the 183 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
59%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 37% 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, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (72.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (72.7% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.242% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,404 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,229 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    500 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is white (2,404 degrees awarded). There were 1.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1229 degrees).

1.27% of degree recipients (61 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,637 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    924 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    767 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of North Carolina at Greensboro is white female (1,637 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (924 degrees).

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Operations

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has an endowment valued at nearly $366M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−5.12%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, University of North Carolina at Greensboro had a total salary expenditure of 461M. University of North Carolina at Greensboro employs 231 Assistant professors, 212 Professors and 194 Associate professors. Most academics at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are Female Assistant professor (148), Male Professor (114), and Female Associate professor (108).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 315 employees, Service, with 246 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 242 employees.

Endowment

$366M
2022 Endowment
7.19%
decline from 2021

University of North Carolina at Greensboro has an endowment valued at about $366M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of North Carolina at Greensboro declined 7.19% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.53M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $33.7M - Federal
  2. $9.8M - State
  3. $1.42M - Local

As of 2022, University of North Carolina at Greensboro received $33.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.8M from state grants and contracts, and $1.42M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$207M
2022 Salaries
2%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of North Carolina at Greensboro paid a median of $207M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($461M) and a 2% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$70.5M
Instructional Salaries
829
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of North Carolina at Greensboro paid a total of $70.5M to 829 employees working as instructors, which represents 34% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
231 Employees
Computer, Engineering, and Science
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
315 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro were Assistant professor with 231 employees, Professor with 212 employees, and Associate professor with 194 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 315 employees, Service with 246 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 242 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of North Carolina at Greensboro was Female Assistant professor with 148 employees, Male Professor with 114 employees, and Female Associate professor with 108 employees.

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

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