Live colorfully.

University City offers homes you’ll love near the things you love to do. Our extensive housing choices range from apartments and condos near our future light-rail line to custom homes overlooking forested greenway trails. The fun’s close by, too, from international cuisine and live theater to college sports and arena concerts!

“University City offers residents a quality selection of housing at a diverse range of price points; it has a convenient and appealing quality of life.”
– Emma Littlejohn, The Littlejohn Group

Living in University City

More than 171,000 people live in University City, and for good reason. Our hundreds of communities offer a myriad of home choices to match your lifestyle and your budget – plus comfortable commutes to wherever you’re headed in the Charlotte region.






 Largest “city” in North Carolina

Area Population

Multi-family units






Most moved-to neighborhood nationally

Average Median Age

Million in residential development

Household income over $75,000

Together we build a better Ucity

University City benefits when we all pull together toward a common goal.   Back2School Fair is a community success! Hundreds of children received backpacks, school supplies and health physicals on July 28 as the Camino Community Center hosted its 14th annual Back2School Fair. Thanks to the many University City businesses and individuals who donated supplies. The center, located near the Ucity Blvd Transit Station, provides a health clinic, fitness programs, thrift store and other services. Learn more about the... read more

CMPD’s Lip Sync Challenge has Ucity twist

The Lip Sync Challenge sweeping US police departments has turned CMPD into YouTube stars, with 2.4 million views of officers, staff and Police Chief Kerr Putney dancing to Justin Timberlake’s infectious “Can’t Stop The Feeling.” University City police, locations and even Chick-Fil-A’s Rob Rogers figure prominently in several scenes – and that’s not a coincidence: Two of the University Division’s community coordinators, Chad Webster and Jason Peetz, helped lead the effort and oversee the filming. Chief Putney gets the... read more