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UNCG is among the nation's best universities according to the 2016 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News and World Report. 

  • Included in The Princeton Review's "Best Colleges" guide 18 years in a row.
  • Only North Carolina "Best for Vets" school by Military Times Edge magazine.
  • Recognized as a top 3 "Best Online College" by
  • Ranked by Washington Monthly since 2006 among U.S. universities that contribute most to the public good.
  • Ranked No. 56 among the best colleges for the money nationwide by College Factual.
  • One of three UNC system schools with a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society.

an original unc institution

We have a proud history of academic excellence. As one of the three original schools in the UNC system, UNCG has been granting doctoral degrees since 1891. Today we're part of the 17-campus UNC system — nationally ranked and globally recognized.


faculty who know the workplace

Our online professors have deep and relevant connections to the workplace. Each is recognized in his or her field, bringing research and industry knowledge to make every course more focused on real-world success. Our faculty is engaged with the community locally and beyond, allowing them to provide valuable insights to career-focused students.



Our Career Services Center offers a wide range of professional support that will enable you to explore your options, follow your passion, make informed decisions and market yourself in today's highly competitive global workforce.

By making valuable resources available for undergraduate and graduate paths, UNCG's Career Services Center allows students to start preparing for the job market from the first day of classes. From training on presentations and communication to industry employer research, our career support continues through successful job placement.


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all the details. all in one place.

Whether your studies have been online or in a classroom, college requirements and preparations may have changed a bit since your last enrollment. Complete the form to download our complete guide to online degrees at UNCG that will help expedite your return to a great education.