The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • UNCG has more expensive tuition & fees ($22,627) than Western Carolina University ($8,367).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Carolina University than UNCG.
  • UNCG has a higher submitted SAT score (1,178) than Western Carolina University (1,145).
  • UNCG has higher submitted ACT score (24) than Western Carolina University (22).
  • UNCG has more students with 19,764 students while Western Carolina University has 12,243 students.
  • UNCG has more full-time faculties with 887 faculties while Western Carolina University has 544 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Western Carolina University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UNCGWestern Carolina University
UNCGvs.Western Carolina University
Greensboro, North CarolinaLocationCullowhee, North Carolina
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$7,468
Out-Of-State$22,627
Tuition & Fees
In-State$4,367
Out-Of-State$8,367
63% ($8,451)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)68% ($5,641)
$8,451Average Amount of Financial Aid$5,641
78.04 %Acceptance Rates38.84 %
42.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.53 %
1,178SAT Score1,145
24ACT Score22
59 %Graduation Rate64 %
26 %Transfer-out Rate25 %
81 %Retention Rate81 %
19,764Student Population12,243
887Number of Faculties544
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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