University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, NC 28403

University of North Carolina Wilmington is one of the 16 public 4-year colleges in North Carolina. Its campus is medium in size and located in Wilmington. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,145 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,866 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 87%).

Every year 72% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

UNCW's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $4,443, and fees were $2,557. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $18,508 and $2,557 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate87%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 1
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.6%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1952 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
02/01/2000 - 06/30/2012
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
10/01/1987 - 06/30/2012
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2004 - Current

Admission

67%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1185 to 1310
ACT23 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
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 $75
Graduates $60

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$234/credit
In State Students$234/credit
Out of State Students$699/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$318/credit
In State Students$318/credit
Out of State Students$938/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 $10,530 $10,530 $31,455
ADN 70 $16,380 $16,380 $48,930
BSN 125 $29,250 $29,250 $87,375
FNP 50 $15,900 $15,900 $46,900
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, 70% of University of North Carolina Wilmington's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 22% $4,132
Other Federal Grant 5% $569
State Grant & Scholarships 24% $2,829
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 39% $2,745
Federal Student Loans 50% $5,407
Private Loans 7% $13,022

$16,831

Average Net Price/year
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$12,233
$30,001 to $48,000$13,818
$48,001 to $75,000$17,810
$75,001 to $110,000$20,969
Over $110,000$22,297

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Student Population

14,502

Undergrads

1,985

Graduates

10,457

Women

6,030

Men

80%

Full-time

20%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
78%
Hispanic
7%
Black/African American
5%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Asian
2%
Non-resident alien
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
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