University and City Life

UNC Charlotte

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is the city's largest university. It is located in University City, the northeastern portion of Charlotte, which is also home to University Research Park, a 13 km research and corporate park. With just over 29,000 students, UNC Charlotte is the third largest and the fastest-growing institution in the state system.

Take a virtual tour of the UNC Charlotte campus or explore the campus map!

City of Charlotte

Welcome to North Carolina's largest metropolitan area and the U.S.'s 16th largest city. Nicknamed the Queen City, Charlotte is home to 6 Fortune 500 companies and 14 Fortune 1000 headquarters, including Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and Lowe’s. It is also the third-largest banking center in the United States. Charlotte’s multicultural and international community facilitates a rewarding academic, research, and social environment both on the UNC Charlotte campus and in the Charlotte community.