University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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University of North Carolina
at Greensboro
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Former names
State Normal and Industrial School (1891–96)
State Normal and Industrial College (1896–1919)
North Carolina College for Women (1919–32)
Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (1932–63)
MottoService
TypePublic research university
Established1891; 129 years ago (1891)
Parent institution
UNC System
Endowment$307.6 million (2019)[1]
ChancellorFranklin D. Gilliam, Jr.[2]
ProvostJim Coleman
Academic staff
1,145 (859 Full-time and 286 Part-time) (2019 Fall)[3]
Administrative staff
10,560 (full time) (2009 Fall)[4]
Students20,106 (2019 Fall)[5]
Undergraduates16,641 (2019 Fall)[6]
Postgraduates3,465(2019 Fall)[7]
Location, ,
United States
CampusUrban, 231 acres (0.93 km2)
ColorsGold, white, navy blue[8]
              
AthleticsNCAA Division ISoCon
NicknameSpartans
AffiliationsAPLU
AASCU
CUMU
Mascot"Spiro" the Spartan
Websitewww.uncg.edu
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG or UNC Greensboro) is a public research university in Greensboro, North Carolina. It is part of the University of North Carolina system. UNCG, like all members of the UNC system, is a stand-alone university and awards its own degrees. UNCG is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctoral degrees. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".[9]

The university offers more than 100 undergraduate, 61 master's and 26 doctoral programs.[10] The university's academic schools and programs include the College of Arts & Sciences, the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics, the School of Education, the School of Health and Human Sciences, the Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering (one of the first such schools in the nation), the School of Visual and Performing Arts, the School of Nursing, Continual Learning, Graduate School, Warren Ashby Residential College and Lloyd International Honors College. The university is also home to the Weatherspoon Art Museum, which features one of the largest collections of modern American art in the country.

  1. ^ As of June 30, 2019. "U.S. and Canadian 2019 NTSE Participating Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2019 Endowment Market Value, and Percentage Change in Market Value from FY18 to FY19 (Revised)". National Association of College and University Business Officers and TIAA. Retrieved April 18, 2020.
  2. ^ "Office of the Chancellor, UNCG". The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. May 22, 2015.
  3. ^ https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=University+of+North+Carolina&s=all&id=199148
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 20, 2011. Retrieved June 15, 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=University+of+North+Carolina&s=all&id=199148
  6. ^ https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=University+of+North+Carolina&s=all&id=199148
  7. ^ https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=University+of+North+Carolina&s=all&id=199148
  8. ^ "University Communications, 125th – Colors". Retrieved April 8, 2016.
  9. ^ "Carnegie Classifications Institution Lookup". carnegieclassifications.iu.edu. Center for Postsecondary Education. Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  10. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 20, 2011. Retrieved June 15, 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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