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 (1,110) than UNCG (1,095).
  • Both Western Carolina University and UNCG have the same submitted ACT scores (23).
  • UNCG has more students with 20,106 students while Western Carolina University has 11,639 students.
  • UNCG has more full-time faculties with 856 faculties while Western Carolina University has 498 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Western Carolina University and University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Western Carolina UniversityUNCG
Western Carolina Universityvs.UNCG
Cullowhee, North CarolinaLocationGreensboro, 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
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$4,285
Out-Of-State$8,285
Tuition & Fees
In-State$7,403
Out-Of-State$22,562
68% ($6,218)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)61% ($8,174)
$6,218Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,174
38.84 %Acceptance Rates78.04 %
26.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)42.07 %
1,110SAT Score1,095
23ACT Score23
62 %Graduation Rate59 %
29 %Transfer-out Rate26 %
80 %Retention Rate77 %
11,639Student Population20,106
498Number of Faculties856
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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