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
U.S. News and World Report ranked UNCG on its “Best Colleges” list for the 26th consecutive year.
For the 18th consecutive year, UNCG is among the nation’s best institutions according to The Princeton Review’s “The Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition.”
U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the 2015 list of Best Online Programs.
UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from BestColleges.com
The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies has earned a Top 10 ranking by the The HDFS Report.
UNCG is ranked among the 10 best universities in the nation for the value its education offers graduates, according to the nonprofit Educate to Career.
UNCG is among the nation’s best universities, according to 2015 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
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 compiled 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 Fashion-Schools.org.
BuzzFeed.com calls UNCG’s Weatherspoon Art Museum one of the world’s 18 Hidden Gems.
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.
The UNCG Bryan School’s evening MBA program is No. 13 in the nation in rankings of the best part-time MBA programs by Bloomberg Businessweek.
For the 14th consecutive year, the Bryan School of Business and Economics is listed among “The Best 295 Business Schools” as ranked by The Princeton Review.
UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics’ ISSCM department is among the top 50 information systems programs in the nation as ranked by IS Job Index.
For the 15th consecutive year, Princeton Review highlights UNCG among the country’s best universities for undergraduate education.
Three UNCG students have won prestigious Fulbright scholarships that will carry them abroad for a year to continue their research.
UNCG Interior Architecture students take top prize in a competition to design rooms for historic Woodlawn, a house commissioned by George Washington on the Mt Vernon estate.
UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies is ranked among the best programs in the South and recognized as having one of the best fashion merchandising programs in the nation.
UNCG’s yield rate is above the average for the 266 American universities who reported data to U.S. News & World Report. And that figure is an indicator that students are coming here by choice.
U.S. News & World Report ranks UNCG’s School of Education among America’s top education graduate schools in its latest survey.
UNCG’s African American Studies program has garnered national recognition as one of the top 10 programs of its kind in the country.
For the 14th consecutive year, Princeton Review lists UNCG among the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education. Supportive Environment
UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency .
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.
UNCG’s iconic Quad residence halls, a collection of seven buildings constructed in the 1920s and recently renovated, have been certified LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council.
UNCG’s renovated Quad has been honored with the Star Award, the top accolade given by the Construction Professional Network of North Carolina.
UNCG is among only 50 universities and colleges in the nation named Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Leadership (LEAD) Institutions.
UNCG’s Jefferson Suites Residence Hall has been awarded LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, an acknowledgement of its sustainable design, construction and operation.
Environmentally friendly practices have netted UNCG a spot among the Sierra Club’s top green universities.
UNCG named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a school can receive for its commitment to service learning and civic engagement.
UNCG’s renovation and restoration of The Quad, seven historic residence halls built around the early 1920s, has been honored by Preservation Greensboro for “excellence in preservation.”