University of North Carolina--Wilmington Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at University of North Carolina--Wilmington is 16:1, and the school has 35.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of North Carolina--Wilmington include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Social Sciences; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 85.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Philosophy
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 19%
Education 9%
Social Sciences 9%
Health Professions and Related Programs 8%
Psychology 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 36%
Service learning 31%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 100%
Learning communities 100%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 86%
4-year graduation rate 49%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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