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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UNCG has more expensive tuition & fees ($22,562) than Western Carolina University ($8,285).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Carolina University than UNCG.
  • Western Carolina University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,070) than UNCG (1,070).
  • Western Carolina University has higher submitted ACT score (22) than UNCG (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
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
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$7,403
Out-Of-State$22,562
Tuition & Fees
In-State$4,285
Out-Of-State$8,285
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 %
1,070SAT Score1,120
22ACT Score23
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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