Why UNC Greensboro?

Rankings and Recognition

UNC Greensboro is one of three UNC system schools with a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society and is nationally recognized for its outstanding academic programs:

  • Best Colleges, U.S. News and World Report, 2020
  • Best Online Master's in Nursing Programs, U.S. News and World Report, 2020
  • Best Online Master's in Computer Information Technology Programs, U.S. News and World Report, 2020
  • Best Online Master's in Education Programs, U.S. News and World Report, 2020
  • Best 385 Colleges, The Princeton Review, 2020
  • #1 in N.C. for Social Mobility, U.S. News and World Report, 2020

Original UNC Institution

We have a proud history of academic excellence. As one of the three original schools in the UNC system, UNC Greensboro 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

In addition to being skilled educators, 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 both locally and beyond, allowing professors to provide valuable insights to career-focused students. 

Career & Professional Services

We're committed to helping you reach your career goals. That's why we provide a range of professional development and student support services that build your knowledge, confidence and marketability.

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


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Learn More

Whether your previous 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 Online Student Guide with all the details on cost, admission requirements and how to apply.


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