The University of North Carolina – Wilmington (UNCW) is located in coastal Wilmington, North Carolina. It was founded as Wilmington College in 1947 and has since grown to serve approximately 13,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students across 52 majors, 35 master’s degrees, a Ph.D. program, and an Ed.D. program.
UNCW seeks to provide a powerful, relevant education through classroom teaching, research, and community engagement. Its many new and high-tech facilities, including the Center for Marine Science, offer students a modern approach to science and education.