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University City has grown around the University of North Carolina at Charlotte making this the smartest part of Charlotte. Whether you are thinking about sending your little one into a classroom for the first time, you are a young adult exploring higher education, or you are soon to empty your nest and take a few classes yourself, University City offers high-quality choices to suit your needs.
Charlotte Mecklenburg K-12
When choosing a school for your children, you want them to have the best teachers possible. You want life-long, committed educators – people who entered the profession as a calling, who dedicate their lives to young people.
CMS is dedicated to educating children across Mecklenburg County. They also offer continuing education courses for adults, extracurricular activities, sporting events, academic clubs, open libraries, and they invite the community for local events, concerts, seminars, etc.
STEM, Montessori, and Private
Alternate education options are booming across America and University City is no exception. Students who graduate from these programs often find they are better prepared for the rigors of a college curriculum that will jumpstart them on a rewarding and well-paying career in a variety of _elds. Check out these options:
Corvian Community School
Governor’s Village STEM
Guidepost Montessori School at Prosperity
Mallard Creek STEM Academy
Queen City STEM
The University of
North Carolina at Charlotte
Early Childhood Education
Research has proven that a child’s success is largely dependent upon early childhood education. You will find many full day and half day daycare options throughout University City. Learn more at:
Mecklenburg County Pre-funding Pre-K
NC Division of Child Development and Early Education
Central Piedmont Community College
Two campuses are conveniently located near University City. The CATO Campus provides college transfer, College and Career Readiness, and Corporate and Continuing Education classes. The Merancas Campus is home to public safety and transportation system technologies programs.
University City Regional Library
University City Regional Library is one of the busiest branches in our County’s nationally recognized library system. Many adults and children come for the extensive programs, including the very popular children’s programs.