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University of North Carolina-Greensboro

University of North Carolina-Greensboro

1400 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro, North Carolina, 27412, United States
Annual Out-of-State Tuition $20,184
Cost of Living $6,192
Total Cost $26,376
Total Enrolled - Undergraduate 18,132
International Students 1%
School Ownership Public
Campus Setting Small city
School Group National Universities (South)
Group Ranking 190
Strongest Programs

Business Administration, Education.

About Us

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), founded in 1891, also known as UNC Greensboro, is a public university in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States and is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina system.

The Princeton Review ranked UNCG #2 in its list of "Best Values" in public universities in the nation. It also places UNCG in the "Best in the Southeast" category and ranks UNCG among the nation's top colleges in "The Best 373 Colleges." The school is well-known for its education quality, project research opportunities and outstanding faculty.  

What Makes Us Unique?

  • TOEFL or IELTS is not required when applying for University Preparatory Program (UPP)
  • I-20 lasts for 5 years
  • Flexible admission calendar: 5 times/year
  • Effective English Program: 5 levels, 9 weeks/level
  • You can enroll in an academic program and earn credits while taking English courses
  • The strongest programs are Business Administration and Education
  • Transfer students can transfer credits without subject’s detailed description. You can also have the opportunity to study at different schools in the area
  • Good internship and job opportunities since UNCG is close to many US’s big companies (the area is also known as Silicon Valley of the East) 

Fast Facts

  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 17/1
  • Number of students in class: 27
  • Total number of students enrolled: 18,000
  • International student proportion: 1.2%
  • Number of clubs and organizations: 180


  • Ranked by Princeton Review among the nation’s top colleges in “The best 373 colleges” for 11 years (on 15% US schools have this achievement)
  • Ranked 24th in “Best Values” schools by Forbes, 2011
  • Ranked 11th in “Best business administration schools in the South” by Businessweek, 2011
  • UNCG's Counselor Education program is ranked by U.S. News & World Report-The Department of Counseling and Educational Development as fourth (nationally) in 2010. The program – the only specialty education program in the state to be ranked – has been consistently been ranked in the top five.
  • The School of Education is ranked 58th in the country by U.S. News, 2012 

Living and Studying in Greensboro

One of the advantages while studying in UNCG is the school’s location. Greenboro city is located in the center of North Carolina and also the third biggest city of this state. The city has warm weather and lots of outdoor activities as well as places for sightseeing. After only 3 hours driving, you will find yourself at beautiful beaches or on the famous Great Smoky Mountain. For those who love history, this is definitely a wonderful place to explore. If you are into sports or outdoor activities, there are many sport areas, opera houses, galleries and restaurants to visit. In general, you will never get bored in Greensboro!




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GPA Vietnam

Số 5, Ngách 106/42, Ngõ 106 Hoàng Quốc Việt, Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội

Tel: 090 468 1173 hoặc 090 225 6088

Email: inquiries@goldenpathacademics.com


Pamela J. Harrod

DirectorInternational Admissions

207 Foust BuildingGreensboro, NC 27402-6170

Tel: +1 (336) 334-5404

Fax: +1 (336) 334-5406

Email: ipc_adm@uncg.edu 

Required Tests for Int'l Students TOEFL
Minimum TOEFL-iBT Score 79
Is a SAT Score Required? No
Application Deadline 1/4/2013
% Accepted 65%
Application Fee $55
Student Adviser for Int'l Students Yes
Provide Housing During Academic Year? Yes
Average Scholarship Amount -
Inside Word UNC-G is recruiting in Hanoi on 3/11 and Ho Chi Minh City on 4/11. Please see News & Events for more information.


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