University of North Carolina Greensboro


University of North Carolina Greensboro

UNC Greensboro was founded in 1891 and is one of the original three UNC system institutions. With more than 20,000 students from 47 states and 75 countries, UNCG is among N.C.’s most diverse universities. A focus on research and more than 125 undergraduate and 100 graduate degree options earn UNCG recognition nationally among top universities for value and academic excellence. Spartans are at the center of their own academic journey and enjoy a warm, supportive community and professors who know them and challenge them to exceed their own expectations.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Distance/online learning
  • Service Opportunities
  • Health and Wellness

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Application opens Aug. 1. A complete application includes official high school transcript; official scores* from the SAT (code 5913) or ACT (code 3166); official transcripts from any post-secondary institutions; essay (required for scholarship consideration); and $65 or fee waiver.

*Fall 2021 first year applicants are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores.

Fall applicants must apply by Dec. 1 for merit scholarship eligibility and to receive a decision by Jan. 31. Applications received Dec. 1-March 1 are reviewed as they are received. After March 1, applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.


Application opens Aug. 1. Students with 24 or more college credit hour who are eligible to return to the last institution they attended are classified transfers at UNCG. A complete application includes an official transcript from each institution you have attended and $65 nonrefundable fee. Note: students with fewer than 24 credit hours must meet transfer and first-year admission requirements, including SAT (code 5913) or ACT (code 3166) scores. Transfers applying for fall semester are encouraged to apply by March 1 and no later than July 15. The deadline for spring enrollment is Dec. 1.

Additional Information

UNCG’s Financial Aid Office ( is an excellent resource for students and families at any stage of the college application and financial aid process. UNCG’s priority filing period for FAFSA submission (code 002976) is Oct. 1-Dec. 1. An option to pay bills in installments over the course of the semester is available to students and families.

UNCG offers academically talented students a variety of merit-based scholarships. First-year students who apply by Dec. 1 and submit an essay are automatically considered for Blue & Gold Scholarships, which range in value and can include full tuition, fees, room, and board. Learn more about these and other scholarships at

Visit us

UNCG welcomes those currently enrolled in another college or high school seniors wishing to supplement their curriculum as visiting students. College-level students may apply through our student portal at The visiting student application fee is $25. High school seniors with superior academic credentials can determine their eligibility by contacting UNCG Undergraduate Admissions directly at 336.334.5243.

One of the things that I really like about UNCG and the culture here is that people genuinely want to help students. I love being able to work in an environment where everybody has the same goal in mind—we all want to see our students succeed.

Dr. Brett Carter, Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students, Division of Student Affairs
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School location

1400 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC 27412, United States of America

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