"This recognition is a testament to the extraordinary quality of our faculty and staff who are committed to the journey of learning, the power of ideas and to our specialplace as North Carolina’s Coastal University,” said UNCW Chancellor Gary L. Miller. “We are very proud of our students and the great community of parents, alumni and friends who support UNCW.”
- Chancellor Gary Miller
UNCW Earns Top Rankings
"Best in the Southeast"
The University of North Carolina Wilmington has been named one of the “Best in the Southeast” on The Princeton Review’s “2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region” list, the University announced today. A total of 643 colleges and universities were named as “regional best(s).”
"Best 297 Business Schools"
Once again, the University of North Carolina Wilmington was recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the best institutions in the nation to attend to pursue a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) degree. The professional MBA program in UNCW's Cameron School of Business is listed in the 2014 edition of The Princeton Review's "Best 297 Business Schools."
U.S. News & World Report
The University of North Carolina Wilmington has maintained its top fifteen ranking as one of the best overall universities in the South as well as its top ten ranking as one of the best public institutions in the South on U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Colleges 2014" regional list.
U.S.News & World Report
The University of North Carolina Wilmington Cameron School of
Business ranks first on a national list, compiled by U.S. News
& World Report, that measures the average debt load among
MBA program graduates.
Recognized as a Leading Innovator by IdeaScale
UNCW has been recognized by IdeaScale, a leading crowdsourcing and open innovation software provider, as the winner of the Innovation Awards Competition in the category of Efficiency Expert. UNCW was recognized for maximizing their potential as a year-round educational provider.
UNCW Receives Positive Outlook from Moody’s Investor Service
The University of North Carolina Wilmington has received a revised outlook from Moody’s Investor Service from “stable” to “positive.”
Colleges of Distinction
Colleges of Distinction has named UNCW as one of the top public colleges and universities for 2013-14. The Colleges of Distinction guide aims to provide students, counselors, and parents with information about schools that excel in four key areas: engaging students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes.
Washington Monthly selected UNCW as their thirteenth pick overall
on their “Best Bang for the Buck” list. The ranking is an exclusive list of institutions in the country that are
taking part in making quality education and marketable degrees
affordable. The list has a total of 349 colleges and universities.
Fiske Guide to Colleges
For the fourth consecutive year, the UNCW is part of the exclusive group of colleges and universities included in the Fiske Guide to Colleges.
Compiled by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013 is a selective, subjective and systematic look at 300+ universities in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain. Fiske aims to help readers discover the personality of a university based on subjects including student body, academics, social list, financial aid, campus setting, housing, food and extracurricular activities. MORE>>
President's Higher Education Community Service
UNCW has been included on the President's Higher Education Community Servie honor roll each year since its inception in 2006.
Paul Castagno, UNCW Professor of Theatre, has been named recipient of the prestigious Fulbright Scholar award. Castagno is the first UNCW professor to be named a Fulbright Scholar to the United Kingdom, the most competitive of the Fulbright countries.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
The evaluation team representing the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) has reaffirmed the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s reaccreditation. SACS requires reaccreditation to ensure that high-education institutions are offering the highest quality programs. MORE>>