Academics are the cornerstone of a UNC Charlotte graduate education with over 5,200 graduate students gaining the intellectual and professional skills necessary to prepare them for productive lives in a global, knowledge-based world. More than 140 innovative graduate programs respond to the needs of the Charlotte region and beyond, constantly striving to meet the demands of business, industry, and education.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is recognized for its nationally and internationally renowned faculty, talented students, contemporary, spacious campus, state-of-the-art facilities and research labs, and strong partnerships with business and industry in the Charlotte, North Carolina, region. The University is consistently ranked among the top ten universities in the Southeastern USA, offering a wide range of resources and opportunities to help graduate students succeed.
In 2016, UNC Charlotte was was categorized as a doctoral-granting institution with higher research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In addition, the city of Charlotte is ranked #15 by U.S. News and World Report as one of the Best Places to Live; ranked by Forbes as one of the Best Cities for Jobs with multiple business sectors showing employment growth; and ranked #1 as the Best Big-City Bargain by Money Magazine, offering residents excellent housing and cost-of-living value.
The Graduate School at UNC Charlotte offers over 140 innovative programs responding to the needs of the Charlotte region and beyond. Programs range in variety of research and degree level including the popular Graduate Certificate providing individuals with specialized training in a particular academic and/or occupational area.
Use the handy filter tool to search for programs in your area of interest or background. Then review their specific information by linking over to the program’s web pages where you can reach out to the faculty program director. At UNC Charlotte, there is no limit to how many programs you can apply to!
Take a look at the depth and breadth of UNC Charlotte’s Graduate School programs and Apply today!
Thank you for your interest in applying for admission to the Graduate School at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte! Please explore the admissions webpages for details on the application and admission processes. Pay particular attention to application deadlines given that many programs have earlier deadlines than the standard (priority) Graduate School deadlines. For additional information about admissions requirements or the application process, make plans to attend an Information Session either on campus or online. Admissions Counselors are also available to meet with you by appointment or during walk-in hours each week.
Please tell us a little about yourself by creating a prospective student account in our application portal at https://mygradschool.uncc.edu. Creating an account will allow you to register for information sessions, post questions on a message board, receive updates about graduate admissions, and apply for admission.
UNC Charlotte offers information on a variety of funding opportunities available to graduate students. We are committed to helping you to learn about the many options available to finance your education. Your Graduate Program Director can help you to learn more about aid in your academic department, college, and beyond. Here are some helpful tips to learn more about acquiring funding for graduate school:
The Graduate School’s website is also an outstanding resource for additional funding information:
To register for an information session, create a prospective student portal account at –https://mygradschool.uncc.edu, or if you already have an account, simply log in to RSVP. Your prospective student portal will display a list of events you can choose to attend and has several features to help you explore Graduate School opportunities. The portal also has a message board where you can post questions, an email Inbox where you can view emails sent to you by Graduate Admissions, as well as the online admissions application.
Seating is limited, so RSVP today. We look forward to meeting you!
We invite you to explore the UNC Charlotte website and discover why, each year, more than 500 international students choose UNC Charlotte for their academic studies.
Check out profiles of our students from around the world on the map below. Receive information regarding international admission with a visit to our international applicants web page.
We encourage you to apply for graduate admission at UNC Charlotte. The application process is performed entirely online. If you haven’t already, please set up your applicant portal at http://mygradschool.uncc.edu. This is your gateway to the admission process and key to staying informed.
Please refer to the Application Requirements on this website, as a resource for information pertinent to the process. Graduate Counselors are also available to answer questions you cannot locate on our FAQ page. You may email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to Graduate Admissions information posted on this website, be sure to check the requirements of the program you intend to apply to as well. Some programs require additional credentials or supporting documents, such as a resume, portfolio, etc. Many programs also have early deadlines and/or only admit to a specific term. Visit your program’s web page for these details and deadlines, or contact the program’s director.
The UNC Charlotte Graduate School, now that’s even higher education.