University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), also known as UNC Greensboro, is a public university in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States and is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina system. However, UNCG, like all members of the UNC system, is a stand alone university and awards its own degrees. UNCG is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctoral degrees.

The university offers more than 100 undergraduate, 61 master's and 26 doctoral programs. The university's academic schools and programs include the College of Arts & Sciences, the Jospeph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics, the School of Education, the School of Health and Human Sciences, the School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering (one of the first such schools in the nation), the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (affectionately known as the School of Performing Arts), the School of Nursing, Continual Learning, Graduate School, Ashby Residential College and Lloyd International Honors College. The university is also home to the nationally renowned Weatherspoon Art Museum, which features one of the largest and most impressive collections of modern American art in the country.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships.

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