Academics are the cornerstone of a UNC Charlotte education. Through programs that are responsive to the needs of the region and beyond, UNC Charlotte students gain the intellectual and professional skills that will prepare them for productive lives in a global, knowledge-based environment.
UNC Charlotte students can tailor their educational experience to meet their needs. Seven professional colleges offer a total of more than 170 undergraduate and graduate programs in a wide range of academic disciplines.
With 90 bachelor’s degree programs, study abroad opportunities and service learning initiatives, undergraduate students thrive at UNC Charlotte. Find the major that’s right for you.
UNC Charlotte’s graduate programs are growing, and so is our national reputation. We offer 100 graduate programs in a wide variety of fields and specialties ranging from architecture, biomedical engineering, computing, and health administration, to history, teacher education, creative writing, business, nursing and social work.
Our honors programs and scholarships are available to talented and highly motivated students of all majors. The merit-based Levine Scholars Program provides full, four-year scholarships to the most capable students with an emphasis on community service and the development of ethical leadership skills.
Convenience shouldn’t be an obstacle to achieving your educational goals. UNC Charlotte provides a variety of continuing and distance education courses to meet you where you are. Whether you want to take courses for personal or professional development, or enroll in an online degree program, these courses are designed to fit into your lifestyle.
UNC Charlotte students represent more than 80 countries; hundreds more spend part of their academic studies abroad. Numerous programs and services support intercultural learning, language acquisition, cultural adjustment and professional development. We are committed to creating a welcoming environment for students and to preparing them to participate in the global community.
Atkins Library fosters intellectual discovery by offering an impressive collection of scholarly materials, including robust special collections and the most up-to-date scholarly journals, and services, including interlibrary loan and the Writing Resources Center. Students and faculty are encouraged to ask the library’s knowledgeable staff of librarians for assistance with academic research.
Academic advising, services and enrichment opportunities are important components of your experience at UNC Charlotte, whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, or non-traditional student. There are many support services available to help you get the most out of your education.
Academic Affairs plans for and facilitates academic programs and services to help students and faculty achieve their academic and professional goals. In collaboration with faculty governance, Academic Affairs assesses academic programs and facilitates the establishment of new courses and degree programs. Academic Affairs houses academic policies and procedures.
Get a head start on your degree through UNC Charlotte’s summer programs. And don’t forget to consider UNC Charlotte when you’re choosing summer camp options for your children. Our enrichment camps expose youth of all ages to the university environment.