"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
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).”. MORE>>
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.
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."
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. MORE >>
Additional Accolades for UNCW
UNCW ranked number 37 on the Forbes Top 100 List of Best Buy Colleges in 2012.. MORE>>
With two faculty Fulbright awards for the 2011-12 academic year, UNC Wilmington is in an elite group of top Fulbright producers among master's institutions nationwide on a list developed by the Institute for International Education. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and designed to increase mutual understanding between the U.S. and other countries. MORE>>
Institute of International Education
UNCW jumped up four notches to ninth place in the 2010 Institute of International Education Open Doors rankings for master's institutions. This is a strong indication that the university is nurturing a culture of global preparedness and that that culture is gaining national attention. MORE>>
Poets & Writers
UNCW's Master of Fine Arts in creative writing program was named second in the nation for creative nonfiction in the 2011 MFA rankings in Poets & Writers magazine. One of the top publications in the creative writing profession, Poets & Writers published its latest rankings in the Sept./Oct. 2010 issue. The magazine also ranked UNCW’s overall creative writing program as one of the top 50 MFA programs in creative writing in the nation for the second year in a row.
UNCW is ranked 25th in the nation among medium-sized schools for producing undergraduate Peace Corps volunteers. Since the Peace Corps was founded in 1961, 123 UNCW alumni have volunteered. UNCW is one of only three North Carolina schools on the Peace Corps list and is the only N.C. school represented on the list of medium-sized institutions. MORE>>