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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
15,951
Total Undergrads
Including 2,501 Part-time
3,857
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 85 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

67% Women
33% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-AAA

Southern Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

7
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $88,903)
7
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $87,741)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 1 1 - -
Baseball 1 - - -
Basketball 1 1 Yes Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team 1 1 - -
Court Sports 1 1 Yes Yes
Golf 1 1 - -
Soccer 1 1 Yes Yes
Softball - 1 - -
Tennis 1 1 Yes -
Track and Field, Indoor 1 1 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 1 1 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 1 1 Yes -
Volleyball - 1 Yes Yes
Wrestling 0 - - -
Beach Volleyball - - - Yes
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Football - - Yes -
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Other Sports - - Yes Yes
Rugby - - Yes -
Swimming - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Water Sports - - Yes Yes

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
Black/non-Hispanic 26.5%
Hispanic 7.1%
Non-resident alien 3.7%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 2.2%
Two or more races 4.0%
White/non-Hispanic 56.0%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
  • Student Film Society
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
Other
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 5
Drug Law Violation 77
Liquor Law Violation 86
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 24
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Charlene from Colfax, NC
  • 5
  • I never lived in a dorm, I commuted my freshman year 30 minutes each way, and my sophomore and junior year I lived in an apartment off campus (which is…

  • Mar-20-2012 Read More
  • Shantell
  • 3
  • During my first two years of college, I lived in standard dorm rooms and honestly, it is standard housing for a reason. The only gripe that I had was the…

  • Jun-27-2012 Read More
  • Helen from Charlotte, NC
  • 4
  • In the freshman dorms, it will be impossible to escape noisy neighbors who leave the bathroom trashed. Once you become an upperclassmen and decide to stay on campus, dorm life…

  • Dec-01-2015 Read More
  • Caitlin from Fayetteville, NC
  • 4
  • I lived in the Grogan Residential Hall, and it was one of the best decisions I made upon entering this college. The dorms are comfortable and clean, and the environment…

  • Jul-24-2015 Read More
  • Taylor from Beaufort, NC
  • 5
  • Every dorm on campus always has something going on. There is usually an event happening in one during the weekend. Each one has their own unique aspect to it. Some…

  • Nov-10-2015 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Melissa from Durham, NC
  • Oct-11-2017 I am a past student here

    There are one main dinning area but there other places around campus that accept Flex, so you have the option if not wanting to eat at the cafeteria you can always stop by the ECU and get some Chick-fil-a, or Starbucks or anything else that is offered. Also on Tate street some locations also accept Flex! So you do have options but there is always the Cafeteria. There are many stations and there is always different items being offered. Oh but let me say Fried Chicken Wednesday lunch can get pretty packed!

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  • 5
  • Melodie from High Point, NC
  • Sep-13-2017 I am a current student here

    UNCG has so many food and dining options available for its' students. There are food trucks that can be found all over campus, smaller chain restaurants on campus in various buildings, many local, hidden gems found on the edge of campus, and a variety of coffee/tea shops that offer college students a good deal on their items as well as provide students with a place to study and participate in activities that is only a few blocks from campus.

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  • 4
  • Alyssah from Fuquay Varina, NC
  • Mar-16-2017 I am a current student here

    The caf has plenty of options for students to choose from theres pasta, pizza, waffles, bagels, Asian food, fruits, vegetables, etc. The food is well prepared and I've heard that our caf has a really nice selection compared to other schools. If you ever get tired of the caf we have Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Bojangles, Subway, Chick Fil A, Papa Johns, Salsaritas, etc. available on campus as well. Being a second semester freshman, I'm pretty satisfied with the food both in the caf and the other restaurants on campus.

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  • 3
  • Hannah from Cary, NC
  • Dec-15-2016 I am a current student here

    The UNCG Cafeteria has a variety of foods and is delicious for a while, until you have exhausted your options and begin losing your hunger as soon as you walk in. Though the "caf"," as students usually call it, provides adequate food for all, including a gluten-free section, it sometimes has its downfalls, such as a lack of sanitation with hair in food, spiders in the grapes, or rotten tomatoes.

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  • 4
  • juwan from greensboro, nc
  • May-31-2016 I am a current student here

    conserve your flex, at orientation the cafeteria food looks immensely better than it usually does; however, it's not bad at all. it just has its days. i enjoy the dining experiences nonetheless.

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  • 5
  • Bridgette from Rural Hall, NC
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a current student here

    The dining hall is amazing, much better than cafeterias at other colleges. So many different options every day, something for everyone.

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  • 4
  • Helen from Charlotte, NC
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    The dining hall (the caf) is better than a lot of colleges in comparison and is very accommodating to people of all diets (I'm a vegetarian and have found lots to eat here). The only thing is, they don't change the variety often so the food selection gets old after a while. The quality of food can be good or okay but is rarely bad. There are a lot of restaurants on campus that take flex (Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Papa Johns, Chick-fil-A, Subway, Bojangles, ect.). I love the salad place on campus, Wild Greens, as well as Jamba Juice but the hours are terrible. Taco Bell will always have long lines and VERY slow service.

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  • 3
  • Taylor from Beaufort, NC
  • Nov-10-2015 I am a current student here

    The food in the dining hall is good to taste, but can get repitive after a while. If you aren't feeling like having the same old food, there are a number of restaurants throughout campus. If you're a southern native, you may know about Bojangles', which is located under Jefferson Suites, one of our many dorms. There are also other fast food chains such as Taco Bell, Starbucks, and Chik-Fil-A.

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  • 3
  • Caitlin from Fayetteville, NC
  • Jul-24-2015 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria food, is tasty, but can be quite repetitive after a while. There are other good places for food on campus such as Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Bojangles, and the eateries inside the EUC.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Hannah from Cary, NC
  • Dec-15-2016 I am a current student here

    Though located off campus, Greek life is prominent on campus with their entertaining fundraisers, and everyone involved loves their community of sorority sisters and their fraternity brothers!

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  • 0
  • Lindsey from Shallotte, NC
  • Dec-21-2014 I am a current student here

    While there is no official Greek housing, the Greeks are able to have a lot of fun and come together to create a very good environment for their members. They also work hard on philanthropy and help sponsor events on campus that are beneficial to all students.

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  • 0
  • Kyra from Durham, NC
  • May-23-2014 I am a current student here

    All of the divine nine except for the iotas are charted on UNCG campus and also all of the honor societies and numerous frats and sororities to choose from that may fit your needs.

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  • 0
  • Caitlin from Greensboro, NC
  • Dec-17-2013 I am a current student here

    There if you want to be involved, but not a requirement. I have friends in sororities and fraternities on campus that love it.

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  • 0
  • shlepner
  • Dec-03-2013 I am a current student here

    I don't know much about Greek Life here, but it seems pretty nice. They're very close knit, but sometimes they stand outside of the EUC and holler at people, which is rather annoying. They also do some really cool events for charity throughout the year.

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  • 0
  • Amber from Greensboro, NC
  • Nov-10-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is very big on the UNCG campus, I unfortunately did not take part in this, wish I had. Recommend rushing freshman year for sure.

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