University of North Carolina Wilmington : Profile

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601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
Website: www.uncw.edu
Location: Southeast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV

Get a snapshot of University of North Carolina Wilmington with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state's coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Our powerful academic experience stimulates creative inquiry, critical thinking, thoughtful expression and responsible citizenship in an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master's levels, and in our doctoral programs in marine biology and educational leadership. Substantial research activity, combined with our hallmark teaching excellence and moderate size, advances distinctive student involvement in faculty scholarship. We are committed to diversity and inclusion, affordable access, global perspectives, and enriching the quality of life through scholarly community engagement in such areas as health, education, the economy, the environment, marine and coastal issues, and the arts.

School Characteristics

Student Population
4026 per year

Length of Study: Public, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 22 Average SAT: 550

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 14570
Retention Rate: 84%
Graduation Rate: 2069

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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