Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) September 04, 2014
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the largest university in the Piedmont Triad, today announced total fall 2014 enrollment of 18,454 students, a 2.1 percent increase over the prior year.
Undergraduate student enrollment increased 2.8 percent to 14,996, while graduate enrollment declined less than 1 percent to 3,458 students. Freshman enrollment increased 4.5 percent to 2,594, and transfers grew 10.3 percent to 1,680 students. Distance learning credit hours increased 23 percent to approximately 14,000 hours.
“We are encouraged with the overall increase in student enrollment, and believe we are well positioned to build on that growth by delivering an outstanding academic experience for our students,” said Chancellor Linda P. Brady.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a challenging, supportive and engaged community where learning is carried forward to do something bigger altogether. Founded in 1891, UNCG is the largest and most diverse university in the Triad, serving nearly 18,000 students. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make.