Graduate Programs Overview

University of North Carolina Wilmington is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Wilmington, North Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,457 for North Carolina residents and $21,286 for other students in average.

It offers sixty-six graduate programs: 38 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 19 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 883 students have been conferred Master's degree and 38 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of North Carolina Wilmington
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC
Graduate School Students2,714 students
1,516 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,457
Out-of-State$21,286
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 66 Graduate Programs
38 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 22 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at University of North Carolina Wilmington with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For North Carolina residents, the tuition & fees are $7,457 and $21,286 for non-North Carolina residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $336 for North Carolina residents and $1,135 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$4,719$18,548
Fees$2,738$2,738
Cost per Credit$336$1,135
Books & Supplies$1,130
Room & Board$11,346 (On-Campus) / $11,346 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$6,141 (On-Campus) / $6,141 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$26,074$39,903
Off-Campus Total$26,074$39,903
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$7,043$7,183$7,367$7,457$7,457
Out-of-State$19,262$20,391$21,196$21,286$21,286

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of North Carolina Wilmington offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 173 major areas - 37 Master's (17 online programs), 4 Doctorate (2 online programs), 18 Post-Bachelor'(10 online programs), 2 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total883384312
Men2441013-
Women639283012
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
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Graduate Student Population

Total 17,499 students enrolled in University of North Carolina Wilmington including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,714 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 792 male and 1,922 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,047 full-time and 1,667 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,516 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 168 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total2,714
Men Students792
Women Students1,922
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total2,714
Full-time Students1,047
Part-time Students1,667
By race/ethnicity 2,093 White, 261 Black, and 40 Asian students are attending at University of North Carolina Wilmington. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total2,714
American Indian /
Native American
26
Asian40
Black261
Hispanic126
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
5
White2,093
Two or more races71
Un-Known46
48 students are younger than 22 and 683 students are older than 65. The school has 1,272 students aged between 22 and 30 and 711 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total2,714
21 & Under48
22-24590
25-29682
30-34408
35-39303
40 & Over683
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of North Carolina Wilmington, 1,516 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 168 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,714
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,516
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses168
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,030
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,516
North Carolina Resident1,466
Other State In U.S.49
Outside of U.S.1



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