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University of North Carolina Wilmington

University of North Carolina Wilmington

University of North Carolina Wilmington


UNCW students enjoy a powerful and supportive academic experience that nurtures creative inquiry, stimulates critical thinking and welcomes thoughtful expression in a beautiful coastal setting.

One of 17 institutions in the UNC System, UNCW is a nationally recognized large public doctoral university with a private feel.

UNCW is a large public institution with a private feel ndash; and the view rsquo;s pretty great, too. The learning, the service, the research, the camaraderie, the campus hellip;come be a part of it all!

Here at the state rsquo;s coastal university, you rsquo;ll enjoy a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry, critical thinking and thoughtful expression in a beautiful campus setting.

Located just minutes from the beach, Wilmington, North Carolina has a vibrant culture that celebrates the arts, film and music, and a host of campus/community connections to ensure you find where you belong both on and off campus.

  • UNCW is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service.
  • A public institution with approximately 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in areas of expertise that serve state needs.
  • In 2019, UNCW became the first university in the nation to offer a B.S. in coastal engineering.
  • UNCW offers family-friendly arts activities, summer camps and lifelong learning opportunities to Seahawks of all ages.
  • Trask Coliseum serves as the home floor for UNCW men rsquo;s and women rsquo;s basketball teams. The versatile space seats more than 5,000 and is used for commencement ceremonies and other events. The venue has hosted visits from Maya Angelou, Magic Johnson and former President Barack Obama, among others.
  • The 10-acre Herbert Bluethenthal Memorial Wildflower Preserve offers multiple trails lined with cypress, pine, red maple and sweetgum trees. The natural area provides opportunities for scientific study and quiet reflection. The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state's coastal university, integrates teaching and mentoring with research and service. UNCW rsquo;s commitment to student engagement, creative inquiry, critical thinking, thoughtful expression, and civic responsibility defines the student experience. Graduates of our undergraduate, master rsquo;s, and doctoral programs are prepared to serve the needs of local, state, and global communities.*

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    601 College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA, 28403, 601