University of North Carolina at Wilmington

About University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Our Mission 

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Our powerful academic experience stimulates creative inquiry, critical thinking, thoughtful expression and responsible citizenship in an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and in our doctoral programs in marine biology and educational leadership. Substantial research activity, combined with our hallmark teaching excellence and moderate size, advances distinctive student involvement in faculty scholarship. We are committed to diversity and inclusion, affordable access, global perspectives, and enriching the quality of life through scholarly community engagement in such areas as health, education, the economy, the environment, marine and coastal issues, and the arts. 

Student Profile

Total (regular term and extension) 13,145 

Undergraduate 11,903       

Graduate 1,242

UNCW was placed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. While UNCW has been on the list for five straight years, it earned the “with distinction” honor after students dedicated 70,000 hours to service learning and volunteerism throughout the Wilmington community – 20,000 hours more than the previous year.

Faculty Profile

UNCW employs 602 full-time and 362 part-time faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, Cameron School of Business, Center for Marine Science, Graduate School, Randall Library and Watson College of Education. A majority of faculty hold doctorate or other terminal degree. 

More information at http://www.uncw.edu/oira/data.html

UNCW Earns Top Rankings

Princeton Review
For the fourth consecutive year, UNCW has been named one of the nation’s “Best Value” Public Colleges and Universities by The Princeton Review.

U.S.News & World Report
The University of North Carolina Wilmington is recognized as one of the five best public master's university in the South, according to the 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings for regional universities.

Fiske Guide to Colleges
For the fourth consecutive year, the UNCW is part of the exclusive group of colleges and universities included in the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

GI Jobs
UNCW was named by G.I. Jobs to its 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools.

Poets & Writers
UNCW's Master of Fine Arts in creative writing program was named second in the nation for creative nonfiction in the 2011 MFA rankings in Poets & Writers magazine.

More information at www.uncw.edu/aboutuncw

Diversity and Inclusion

In the pursuit of excellence, the University of North Carolina Wilmington actively fosters, encourages, and promotes inclusiveness, mutual respect, acceptance and open-mindedness among students, faculty, staff and the broader community. Diversity is an educational benefit that enhances the academic experience and fosters a free exchange of ideas from multiple perspectives.

The initiatives and strategies are based on research and best practices, and clustered in the five key areas of the CLEAR framework – climate, leadership, excellence, access, and representation.

According to the Education Trust report Advancing to Completion (September 2012), UNCW is #5 among the top 25 gainers in Black Student Graduation rates among public institutions 2004-2010 increasing from 40 percent in 2004 to 61.4 percent in 2010.

And UNCW is #2 among top 25 in graduation rate gap closers among public institutions 2004-2010, decreasing the graduation gap from 22.5 percent to 5.2 percent. Also according to the report, it is projected that by “2018 the nation will need another 22 million new college degrees and 63% of the jobs will require a post-secondary degree by that time”. UNCW efforts to increase the success of African American students are a key aspect of university wide efforts and support for the university diversity goals.

For more information visit: www.edtrust.org

More information available at www.uncw.edu/diversity

Employment

UNCW is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, marital status, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), creed, religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status or relationship to other university constituents—except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for state-funded employee benefit programs.

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  • Grounds Worker

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    Position Title: Assistant or Associate or Full Professor of Operations Management Department: Info Systems and Operations Mgmt - 31260 Vacancy Numb...

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  • Registration, Marketing & Communications Associate

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  • Business Officer

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    Vacancy Number: S00528 Working Title: Business Officer Career Band Title: Business Officer Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus Competency Level...

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  • Director of Women's Basketball Operations

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    Position Title: Director of Women's Basketball Operations Department: Athletics - 25900 Vacancy Number: E172 Position Number: 8608 Location of Work...

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    Vacancy Number: S00517 Working Title: Library Web & Applications Developer Career Band Title: Business & Technology Applications Technician Locatio...

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    Position Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer Department: Athletics - 25900 Vacancy Number: E165 Position Number: 1452 Location of Workplace: Main UNC...

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    Position Title: Director of Development for Major Gifts Department: University Advancement - 50000 Vacancy Number: E166 Position Number: 1388 Locat...

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