University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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The University of North Carolina
at Charlotte
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Established 1946[1]
Type Public
Endowment US$152.7 million[2]
Chancellor Philip L. Dubois
Provost Joan Lorden
Vice-Chancellor Arthur Jackson
Dean Christine Reed Davis
Academic staff 1,280[3]
Students 27,251[4]
Undergraduates 21,503
Location CharlotteNorth Carolina,U.S.A.
Campus Suburban
1,000 acres (4 km²)
Former names Charlotte Center of the University of North Carolina (1946–1949)
Charlotte College (1949–1965)[1]
Colors Green and white
Athletics NCAA Division I – C-USA
Sports 16 varsity sports[3]
Nickname 49ers
Mascot Norm the Niner
Affiliations UNC System
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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, also known as UNC CharlotteUNCC, or Charlotte, is a public research university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. UNC Charlotte offers 20 doctoral, 63 master’s, and 90 bachelor’s degree programs through 9 colleges: the College of Arts + Architecture, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the Belk College of Business, the College of Computing and Informatics, the College of Education, the William States Lee College of Engineering, the College of Health and Human Services, the Honors College, and the University College.[5]

UNC Charlotte has three campuses: Charlotte Research Institute Campus, Center City Campus, and the main campus, located in University City. The main campus sits on 1,000 wooded acres with approximately 75 buildings about 10 miles (16 km) from Uptown Charlotte.[6]

The university is the largest institution of higher education in the Charlotte region, which is the second largest banking center in the United States.[7]



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