In case you were too busy planning your eclipse party to notice, University City just swelled by 20,000-plus college students! Yup, the fall semester is officially under way at UNC Charlotte!
Just as exciting are the many changes taking place at North Carolina’s fastest growing state university – more building, new tech-enhanced campus travel and innovative performances. We have prepared a quick guide to a small part of what makes us proud to be the home of North Carolina’s Urban Research University. Click on the links to learn more.
- We are the world – UNC Charlotte’s students come from nearly 100 countries!
- Construction 101 – Learn what’s coming next
- So many ways to come and go! – Bigger shuttles, loaner bikes, light rail and much more
- It’s Showtime! – Our arts shine bright
- Nothing could be finer than to be a 49er! – Our sports teams rock
UNC Charlotte by the numbers
Here are a few numbers about our dynamic university that you can use to impress friends or win trivia contests!
- 2 – Campuses: Main and Center City
- 18 – NCAA Division I varsity sports
- 22 – Minutes to uptown from Main campus to uptown via LYNX light rail beginning next spring.
- 150-plus – Graduate programs at UNC Charlotte.
- 400-plus – Student organizations
- 445 – Research grants awarded in 2016
- 29,000-plus – Expected enrollment for fall 2017
- 71,161 – Alumni in the Charlotte region
- $200 million Exponential capital campaign goal. Go 49ers!