University of North Carolina at Charlotte Graduate Schools

University of North Carolina at Charlotte (referred to as UNC Charlotte) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charlotte, NC. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of North Carolina at Charlotte is $7,713 for North Carolina residents and $21,147 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,971 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 30,146 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of North Carolina at Charlotte (referred to as UNC Charlotte) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charlotte, NC. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1957 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UNC Charlotte Directory Information
School NameUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte)
Address9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Phone704-687-2000
Webhttps://www.uncc.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.uncc.edu/admissions/apply-now
Financial Infohttps://ninercentral.uncc.edu/financial-aid/aid-basics
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of North Carolina at Charlotte is $7,713 for North Carolina residents and $21,147 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,971 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 30,146 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 167 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 19 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,147
$7,713 for North Carolina Residents
Student Population5,971
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs167 graduate programs
(19 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of North Carolina at Charlotte is $7,713 for North Carolina residents and $21,147 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $423 for North Carolina residents and $1,170 for out-of-state students.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)19 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of North Carolina at Charlotte is $7,713 for North Carolina residents and $21,147 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.44% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$4,337$3,020$17,771$3,020
2018-2019$4,337$3,041$17,771$3,041
2019-2020$4,337$3,093$17,771$3,093
2020-2021$4,337$3,284$17,771$3,284
2021-2022$4,337$3,376$17,771$3,376
The graduate school tuition & fees of UNC Charlotte is average compared to public graduate schools in North Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the North Carolina graduate tuition is $21,934 (public) / $15,501 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of North Carolina at Charlotte$7,713$21,147
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
North Carolina Graduate Schools$12,415$17,380
Public$8,195$21,934
Private$15,501
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,528 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. On-campus living costs are decreased by -6.28% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,528. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.44% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,408$3,207$9,893$3,496
2018-2019$12,432$3,159$10,433$3,487
2019-2020$13,224$3,640$10,985$3,968
2020-2021$12,800$3,768$11,000$4,308
2021-2022$12,895$2,633$12,895$2,633
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $423 for North Carolina residents and $1,170 for other students at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$409$1,155
2018-2019$410$1,156
2019-2020$413$1,159
2020-2021$423$1,170
2021-2022$423$1,170

Graduate Programs at UNC Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers 141 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,919 students have completed their study at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Offered Degrees at University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree6471,613
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship210101
Doctor's degree - other2028
Post Bachelor's Degree476177
Post Master's Degree720
Total141151,919
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of North Carolina at Charlotte by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other) program with 161 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Computer Science program with 296 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Computer and Information Sciences program with 20 completers.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers 141 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,919 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,613 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 28 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 177 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 36 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning7-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology29-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 3 completers-
Latin American Studies3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 9 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 422 completers$71,500
Information Technology84-
Computer Science296-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance42-
Education [+] (6 completers) 279 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction30-
Educational Leadership and Administration31$50,500
Urban Education and Leadership0-
Educational/Instructional Technology11-
Special Education and Teaching6-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented4-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services65$39,500
Elementary Education and Teaching31-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching12-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)60-
Reading Teacher Education4-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor25-
Engineering [+] 107 completers-
Engineering5-
Civil Engineering12-
Computer Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering44-
Mechanical Engineering37-
Construction Engineering0-
Engineering (other)9-
Engineering Technology [+] 34 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management18-
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields (other)16-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature8-
English Language And Literature [+] 23 completers$42,700
English Language and Literature23$42,700
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 5 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Bioinformatics9-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 49 completers-
Mathematics8-
Financial Mathematics41-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Gerontology5-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 7 completers-
Ethics5-
Religion/Religious Studies2-
Physical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Chemistry3-
Geology/Earth Science6-
Physics4-
Optics/Optical Sciences3-
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
Psychology5-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology9-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 2 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies2-
Human Services [+] 109 completers-
Public Administration19$45,700
Social Work90$40,500
Social Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Anthropology3-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics13-
Geography6-
Sociology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 175 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management21$53,500
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist11-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Public Health25-
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist8-
Medical Informatics25-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)85-
Business [+] 254 completers-
Business Administration and Management110$82,600
Accounting35$55,700
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies23-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)82-
Real Estate4-
History [+] 10 completers-
History10-
Total1,613
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences12-
Education [+] 27 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction13-
Educational Leadership and Administration11-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Engineering [+] 21 completers-
Civil Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering10-
Mechanical Engineering8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Bioinformatics1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Applied Mathematics3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 9 completers-
Sustainability Studies3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)6-
Physical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Optics/Optical Sciences4-
Physical Sciences (other)2-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Health/Medical Psychology4-
Human Services [+] 3 completers-
Public Policy Analysis3-
Social Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Geography6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Public Health2-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business Administration and Management1-
Total101
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Nursing Practice12-
Business [+] 16 completers-
Business Administration and Management16-
Total28
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
African-American/Black Studies0-
Women's Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Information Technology0-
Computer Science0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)0-
Education [+] (5 completers) 176 completers-
Urban Education and Leadership0-
Educational/Instructional Technology19-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs0-
Special Education and Teaching (other)0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)157-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Music Teacher Education0-
Education (other)0-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management0-
0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Language Interpretation and Translation0-
English Language And Literature [+] 1 completers-
English Language and Literature1-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biomedical Sciences0-
Bioinformatics0-
Biotechnology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Psychology0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Public Administration0-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods0-
Criminology0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Music Performance0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Public Health0-
Public Health Education and Promotion0-
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist0-
Medical Informatics0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)0-
Total177
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration0$50,900
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0$34,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Education (other)0$38,000
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at UNC Charlotte

For academic year 2021-2022, total 5,971 students enrolled into University of North Carolina at Charlotte graduate schools where it has total 30,146 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,571 full-time and 3,400 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,353 male and 3,618 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,9712,3533,618
Full-time2,5711,1271,444
Part-tme3,4001,2262,174
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,056 White (51.18%), 927 Black/African American (15.53%), 357 Hispanic (5.98%), 272 Asian (4.56%), and 1,359 students with other races. 1,073 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,9712,3533,618
American Indian/Native American1367
Asian272120152
Black/African American927251676
Hispanic357112245
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander422
White3,0561,0951,961
Two More1566195
Un-Known1134667
Non-resident Alien1,073660413
University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,554 graduate students (42.77% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 2,371 graduate students (39.71% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total5,971
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,554
Enrolled Some Online Courses2,371
Not in Online Courses1,046
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. 1,647 students are aged 20 to 24 (27.58% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 343 students are aged above 50 (5.74%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,9712,3533,618
Age 18-19202
Age 20-211163284
Age 22-241,531628903
Age 25-291,7937421,051
Age 30-34906398508
Age 35-39571243328
Age 40-49709223486
Age 50-6433284248
Over 641138

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