S: A Carolina Girl's Guide to College
FC: A Carolina Girl's Guide to College | Stephanie Moss
1: University of North Carolina
2: About UNC | ~UNC opened in 1795, being the nation's first coed university. ~The very well known mascot is Rameses the ram. ~UNC has a student to teacher ratio of 18:1. ~Located in Chapel Hill NC, UNC is in an urban setting. ~To arrange a campus tour, visit admissions.unc.edu
3: Enrollment | ~In 2007, UNC had 17,124 undergraduates making a total of 27,717 students. ~In 2012, 20,090 students applied to UNC. Only #34.8% were accepted.
4: Pre-Requisites | ~Credits: 4 English 2 Foreign Language 4 Math 3 Science (biology, physical science, and lab) 2 Social Studies (US History) Minimum GPA of 2.5 SAT Score of 800 ACT Score of 17
5: Money | ~Fees Instate Tuition is $7,008 Room and Board is $3,950-5,520 ~Scholarships Helene Fuld Health Trust Scholarship Endowment. Reward amounts vary. This Scholarship pays tuition for full time nursing students. Campus RN North Carolina Nursing Scholarship. $2500 to needy and deserving students. Discover Scholarship Program. $500. Recommendations, an essay, transcripts, and a minimum GPA of 2.75 are required.
6: Majors | Nursing: for a career in general nursing. Nutrition: for a career as a dietitian. Dental Hygiene: for a career as a dental hygienist. Dramatic Art: for a career as an actress. Health Policy & Management: for a career as a health care executive.
7: Extracurricular Activities | Sports are always popular at UNC, including cheerleading and dance. Another popular activity is LAB Theatre.
8: University of North Carolina: Charlotte
9: About UNCC | ~UNCC was founded on September 23, 1946. ~Due to the gold rush in Charlotte, UNCC's mascot is the 49ers. ~UNCC is located just on the outskirts of Charlotte, making it a suburban school. ~The school has a comfortable student to teacher ratio of 19:1
10: Enrollment | ~in 2011, UNCC had a total of 21,519 students. ~There is currently a total of 17,032 undergraduates ~UNCC has a high acceptance rate of 74%
11: Pre-Requisites | ~Credits: 4 English 2 Foreign Language 4 Math 3 Science 2 Social Studies (US History) Minimum GPA of 2.0 SAT: 470 Reading 490 Math 460 Writing ACT Score of 19
12: Money | ~Fees Instate Tuition is $5,440 Room and Board is $6,750 ~Scholarships Jim and Dorie Boyes Scholarship. Amounts vary. Requirements are a GPA of 2.5 and a good standing in society. Ruth C. Clark Scholarship for Nursing. Amounts vary. Students must be enrolled in a nursing program, have a GPA of 3.5, and demonstrate academic performance, leadership abilities, and community involvement. ESA Foundation Scholarship Program. $500-7500. Apply with recommendations, essays, transcript. Students must demonstrate character, leadership, service, financial need, and academic achievement.
13: Majors | Nursing: for a career as an RN Social Work: Social Services Placement Athletic Training: Allstar Cheerleading Coach Public Health: Health Inspector Respiratory Therapy: Respiratory Therapist
14: Extracurricular Activities | UNCC has an award winning cheerleading team. The school also has a spirit team called Cheer Nation. Another interesting club is Costumes Across Cultures which studies cultural fashions.
15: For more information on UNC and UNCC visit their websites: www.unc.edu and www.uncc.edu