There are a million reasons to love the Seahawks. Here are just seven of them.
While you read, remember: UNC Wilmington needs your help to stay strong. The North Carolina Constitution says that public colleges and universities should “as far as practicable, be extended to the people of the State free of expense.” We take that seriously. We think our elected officials should, too.
1. We’re Ranked. And We’re Ranked Highly.
- 15th among the best overall universities in the South in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2014”.
- “Best in the Southeast” – Princeton Review
- “100 Best Values in Public Colleges” – Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
- Top 20 “Best Bang for the Buck” – Washington Monthly
- Among the top public universities for 2013-14 – Colleges of Distinction
- “Military Friendly Schools” List
2. Our Classrooms Know No Boundaries
The coast is our playground and our classroom.
3. Brains Meet Brawn
UNCW has one of the top student-athlete graduation rates among the universities in North Carolina.
4. We Give Back
UNCW students, faculty and staff participated in more than 178,555 hours of service through 714 partnerships during the 2010-2011 academic year.
5. We Make the Journey Real
6. The Crossroads of Science and Innovation
Researchers work side by side with entrepreneurs and others developing products and technologies that will benefit society at the university’s CREST Research Park.
7. We Dare To Soar
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