ACCOLADES

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

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For the 16th consecutive year, UNCG has made Princeton Review’s 2015 ‘Best Colleges.’ Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges and four colleges outside the U.S. are profiled in the Review’s flagship college guide.

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UNCG’s Department of Economics earned three Top 10 national rankings for faculty-published research as complied by the Research Papers in Economics ranking database.

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UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies has been ranked as the 13th best fashion program in the nation by the website Fashion-Schools.org.

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Supportive Environment

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

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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.

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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

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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. 

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

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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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