2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$9,950

Net Price

91%

Admitted

26%

Enrolled

58%

Graduation Rate

17/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 19,038. In 2021, there were 359 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #12 in North Carolina and ranks #508 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Psychology Graduates

359

Total Enrollment

19,038

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Ranking for University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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#12

North Carolina Rank

Combining ranking factors for 50 schools that offer psychology degrees in North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Greensboro ranks #12.

#508

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro ranks #508.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, University of North Carolina at Greensboro offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers General Psychology and Social Work. At the doctorate level General Psychology are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMAPhD
General Psychology231125
Social Work7833
Total Graduates309455
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 10,696 students applied to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The university admitted 91% and 26% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for North Carolina universities is 8,265. On average, all North Carolina institutions admit 68% and 22% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of University of North Carolina at Greensboro students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 78%. Compared to all North Carolina four or more years colleges, the percentage is 72%.

The overall graduation rate for University of North Carolina at Greensboro is 58%, compared to 52% for all North Carolina universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 47%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UNCG to North Carolina Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of University of North Carolina at Greensboro to the average of all North Carolina four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UNCG

10,696

Applicants

91%

Percent Admitted

26%

Percent Enrolled

78%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

58%

Graduation Rate

NC Colleges

8,265

Applicants

68%

Percent Admitted

22%

Percent Enrolled

72%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

52%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 898 or 77% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 265 or 23% part-time faculty members employed at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 874 or 75%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UNCG

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

77%

Percent Full-Time

23%

Percent Part-Time

75%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

NC Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

62%

Percent Full-Time

38%

Percent Part-Time

60%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at University of North Carolina at Greensboro the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $4,422, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,000.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $5,219 and the average cost for graduate fees is $3,046.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for University of North Carolina at Greensboro2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$9,686
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,250
Total Living Expenses$11,936
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$4,422
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,000
Total Undergraduate Expenses$17,358
In-State, Graduate Tuition$5,219
In-State, Graduate Fees$3,046
Total Graduate Expenses$8,265
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend University of North Carolina at Greensboro is $9,950. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend University of North Carolina at Greensboro presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$7,645$7,537
$30,001 – $48,000$9,190$9,016
$48,001 – $75,000$13,214$12,665
$75,001 – $110,000$17,861$16,792
$110,001 and more$18,763$18,411
US Department of Education

Compare University of North Carolina at Greensboro to all North Carolina universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UNCG

$17,358

Cost to Attend

$8,501

Average Financial Aid

86%

Percent Receiving Aid

$9,950

Net Price

NC Colleges

$38,617

Cost to Attend

$18,018

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$19,190

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 2,068 or 86%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 10,063 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $8,501.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid10,063$8,501
Pell Grants7,743$4,988
Federal Student Loans8,309$6,229
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UNCG

10,063

Grant or Scholarship Aid

39%

Grants or Scholarships

7,743

Number of Pell Grants

30%

Pell Grants

8,309

Federal Student Loans

32%

Federal Student Loans

NC Colleges

3,219

Grant or Scholarship Aid

45%

Grants or Scholarships

1,669

Number of Pell Grants

24%

Pell Grants

2,203

Federal Student Loans

31%

Federal Student Loans

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