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Enrollment (all figures are preliminary)

Total Enrollment, Fall 2017

16,487

Undergraduate, Fall 2017

 14,502

Graduate, Fall 2017

1,985
Freshman Class (all figures are preliminary)
Enrollment, Fall 2017
2,145

SAT Range*

Average SAT

SAT Honors

1190-1290

1241

1359

ACT Composite

23-27

Average High School GPA

3.91-4.48
Female
64%
Male
36%
Ethnic Diversity
14.5%
Out of state
17%
North Carolina
83%
SE North Carolina - (New Hanover, Pender, Brunswick, Columbus, Bladen, Sampson, Duplin, Onslow counties)

13% of all students

International
14 countries

* The SAT range for fall 2017 reflects the national renorming of the SAT scoring scale.

Source: UNCW Office of Institutional Research and Planning
Updated: 10.2017

Degrees Offered

Bachelor 54
Master  34
Doctoral 4

Student Success

Graduation Rate 78%
Retention Rate 87%
     Numbers reflect the 2010 COHORT's graduation from all UNC institutions.