University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC 27402
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University of North Carolina at Greensboro is one of the sixteen public 4-year colleges in North Carolina. The campus is located in an urban area, in Greensboro.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 19,922 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,791 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 2,177 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 78%). Every year 54% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,422, and fees were $2,828. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $19,581 and $2,828 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students19,922
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 2
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1921 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
12/01/1978 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1971 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
05/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
05/03/2003 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels (Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
04/01/1990 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels (Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center / The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Nurse Anesthesia Program)
04/01/1990 - 05/30/2014



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1030 to 1180
ACT20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $65
Graduates $65

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$553/credit
In State Students$553/credit
Out of State Students$2,448/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$652/credit
In State Students$652/credit
Out of State Students$2,367/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $24,885 $24,885 $110,160
ADN 70 $38,710 $38,710 $171,360
BSN 125 $69,125 $69,125 $306,000
FNP 50 $32,600 $32,600 $118,350
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 87% of University of North Carolina at Greensboro's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 50% $4,511
Other Federal Grant 3% $916
State Grant & Scholarships 51% $3,133
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 59% $3,328
Federal Student Loans 65% $5,220
Private Loans 4% $9,647


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,045
$30,001 to $48,000$9,662
$48,001 to $75,000$13,645
$75,001 to $110,000$17,685
Over $110,000$18,663

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
1400 Spring Garden St
Greensboro, NC 27402

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