UNC Charlotte to Gain R1 Research Status

Jun 24, 2024 | UNC Charlotte | 0 comments

The University of North Carolina Charlotte recently announced that the institution has surpassed the threshold requirement to gain R1 research status awarded by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Charlotte is projected to gain R1 research status in 2025.

The school surpassed qualification criteria in the 2022-23 school year with the awarding of 176 doctoral degrees and achieving $55.2 million in research expenditures.

UNCC boasts top tier research facilities including the Autonomous Vehicle and Electrification Research Center (BATT CAVE), Charlotte AIR Institute and Computational Intelligence to Predict Health and Environmental Risks (CIPHER).

UCP continues to collaborate with UNCC on partnering University’s research efforts with University Research Park and the University City community. Stay tuned here as we dig into how this classification will affect the larger University City community. —Drew Gaertner


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