UNCG is garnering national attention and awards for its challenging academic programs, supportive environment and engaged community. Take a look at some of our latest accomplishments and meaningful contributions on campus, in the community and around the globe.

Challenging Academic Programs


UNCG’s graduate program in speech-language pathology is ranked among the top 15 percent of programs in the nation in the latest U.S. News rankings.


UNCG’s counselor education program was ranked third in the nation by U.S. News and World Report for 2015. The program has long ranked in U.S. News’ top ten.


At 45th in the nation, UNCG’s online master’s in nursing program ranked alongside Yale’s and out-ranked Duke’s. UNCG’s online master’s program in education ranked 61st.

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Supportive Environment


For the third straight year, UNCG has been recognized nationally as a Military Friendly School for its support of veterans and their families. 


UNCG is ranked among the best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that guides students through the college selection process.


The Education Trust singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success at closing the gap in graduation rates between black and white students.

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Engaged Community


For the fifth year in a row, UNCG has earned the “Tree Campus USA” designation for promoting healthy trees and encouraging the spirit of conservation. 


For the eighth consecutive year, UNCG is highlighted on Washington Monthly’s list of American universities that contribute most to the public good.


UNCG is one of 73 colleges and universities recognized by NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education as leaders in cultivating civic-minded students.

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