Rankings

UNCW One of Three UNC System Schools Ranked Among the Top 100 Public National Universities by U.S. News & World Report 

UNCW One of 4 UNC System Schools Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2022 

UNCW Ranked in Top 20 Nationally Among Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report 

UNCW Ranked 2nd Nationally Among Best Online R.N. to B.S.N. Programs 

Cameron School of Business on 2020 List of Top Universities for Professional Sales Education 

UNCW Ranked Among the Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report 

UNCW Ranked 8th Nationally for Online Bachelor’s Programs 

UNCW Ranked 14th in Nation for Best Online Master’s in Liberal Arts Programs 

UNCW Ranked in Top 50 Accounting Schools by Study.com 

UNCW Elevated to “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” by Carnegie 

Recognition

UNCW Researcher Finds Earliest Evidence of Mercury Poisoning in Prehistoric Bones

UNCW Researchers Jennifer McCall and Susan Niven Awarded Two Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium Grants

UNCW Alumnus, New York Times Bestselling Author Jason Mott Wins National Book Award

UNCW’s Sridhar Varadarajan and Arthur Frampton Finding New Ways to Beat Breast Cancer

Research Recognition: Million Dollar Club Inductees, Others Honored for Exemplary Efforts

UNCW Vice Chancellor Lowell Davis to Serve as North American Association of Summer Sessions President

UNCW Professor Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock Receives National Communication Association IDEA Engagement Award 

Katrin Wesner-Harts Honored with 2021 Staff Award for Excellence, Others Recognized for Exemplary Service

UNCW Faculty Honored for Teaching, Scholarship and Service 

Professor Receives $433,374 NSF Grant to Study History and Impacts of Bering Sea Storms 

UNCW Names Sheri Shaw Interim Bridge Coordinator for New Student Support Program 

Collaborative Marine Mammal Project Funded by Office of Naval Research Grant 

The Strength of Research: Chemistry and Biochemistry's Williamson’s Work Reflects Value of Biotechnology Partnerships 

Provost Winebrake Appointed to Board of Association of Chief Academic Officers

UNCW Faculty Member Part of Collaborative Global Training Initiative 

UNCW Assistant Professor Jacob Warner Receives $413,836 National Institutes of Health Grant 

UNCW’s Eman Ghoneim Recognized by UNC Board of Governors for Excellence in Teaching 

UNCW Associate Professor Rachael Urbanek Selected as Wildlife Society Fellow 

NCAA Appoints Tiffany Tucker to Rules Committee 

UNCW Well-Represented on Annual YWCA Women of Achievement Nominees List (March 4, 2021)

Kate Nooner Elected to the National Register of Health Service Psychologists Board of Directors 

CHHS Faculty Member Sabrina Cherry Recipient of Prestigious Peace Corps Award 

UNCW Research into the Climate Impact of Antarctic Icebergs Published in the Journal Science Advances 

Department of Defense Grant to Fund Faculty Study of Barrier Islands 

Results

UNCW Named Affiliate of Bee Campus USA

Seahawks Excel in NCAA’s GSR Again

UNCW Adds New Applied Coastal and Ocean Sciences Ph.D. Program

Tate Family Gift Commitment Establishes Scholarships

UNCW English Language Center Receives $233,000 Grant for Cultural Immersion Program

UNCW College of Health and Human Services Receives $100,000 Grant to Help Fund Human Cadaver Lab

A New Chapter for Associate Professor Gabriel Lugo and UNCW’s Randall Library 

UNCW Surpasses 18,000 Students, Topping Previous Enrollment Record 

UNCW Receives $25,000 Teagle Foundation Grant 

UNCW to Offer New Programs in Cybersecurity and Intelligent Systems Engineering

Big Things Come in Very Small Packages: A New Way of Looking at the Ocean

“Because It’s Time” Public Artwork Honors Black Lives in Wilmington 

NDCRC Launches Updated Interactive Map of Treatment Courts 

UNCW Learn to Swim Program Offering Free Lessons to D.C. Virgo Students 

UNCW Selected to Participate in Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success 

UNCW Partners with College Advising Corps to Support Underrepresented Students in Rural NC Communities 

UNCW Partners with Community Groups for “JUST US” Program Connecting Arts and Resiliency 

UNCW Receives Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award for First-Year International Education Collaboration with Bangor University in Wales 

UNCW Publicly Launches $100 Million Campaign 

UNCW Part of $5 Million Contract with National Geospatial Intelligence Agency 

UNCW Sole NC Institution to Receive Sea Grant Awards for Aquaculture Efforts 

UNCW Center for Social Impact Aids Partners in Tackling Systemic Problems 

UNCW Receives Additional Funds to Support National Drug Court Resource Center 

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