More than a decade ago Dr. Spoma Jovanovic was teaching a class on social change at UNCG when a…
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) is a public, coeducational, doctoral-granting, residential university chartered in 1891. It is one of the three original institutions of The University of North Carolina System. UNCG is classified by The Carnegie Foundation as a Research University with High Research Activity.
UNCG is a …
Learner-centered, accessible, and inclusive community fostering intellectual inquiry to prepare students for meaningful lives and engaged citizenship;
Research university where collaborative scholarship and creative activity enhance quality of life across the lifespan;
Source of innovation and leadership meeting social, economic, and environmental challenges in the Piedmont Triad, North Carolina, and beyond; and Global university integrating intercultural and international experiences and perspectives into learning, discovery, and service.
In 2010 – 11 UNCG enrolled approximately 17,300 on-campus students and more than 1,000 others in distance-learning programs. Twenty-four percent of UNCG students are from out-of-state. UNCG is proud of its ethnic minority enrollment which is about 33 percent.
In addition to the College of Arts & Science and six professional schools housed on the university campus, UNCG has successful partnered with North Carolina A & T to form the Gateway University Research Park home of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.