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


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.


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.


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

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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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