University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
UNCW's vision is built on the university's deepest values. This vision reflects our hopes, dreams and expectations, but it is also designed to help UNCW face great challenges and opportunities in the years to come. The university's strength lies in three enduring values: A commitment to the journey of learning; A love of place and; An unshakable conviction in the power of ideas and innovation.


Our Mission

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state's coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Our powerful academic experience stimulates creative inquiry, critical thinking, thoughtful expression and responsible citizenship in an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master's levels, and in our doctoral programs in marine biology and educational leadership. Substantial research activity, combined with our hallmark teaching excellence and moderate size, advances distinctive student involvement in faculty scholarship. We are committed to diversity and inclusion, affordable access, global perspectives, and enriching the quality of life through scholarly community engagement in such areas as health, education, the economy, the environment, marine and coastal issues, and the arts.

Research at our University is encouraged through a number of Sponsored Programs for our students.


Research at our University is encouraged through a number of Sponsored Programs for our students.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (5)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at University of North Carolina Wilmington!


Main Campus Services

  • Career Center
  • Degree & Enrollment Verification
  • Non-Traditional Student Services (UNCW SeaHawk Perch)
  • Office of the Registrar
  • Parking
  • Request UNCW Transcripts
  • University Learning Center (peer tutoring services)

Student Life

In the pursuit of excellence, UNC Wilmington actively fosters, encourages, and promotes inclusiveness, mutual respect, acceptance, and open-mindedness among students, faculty, staff, and the broader community. Diversity is an educational benefit that enhances the academic experience and fosters free exchange of ideas from multiple perspectives. Diversity includes, but is not limited to race, sex, age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), creed, religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteranís status, gender, educational disadvantage, socio-economic circumstances, language, and history of overcoming adversity.


The University of North Carolina Wilmington is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States

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