University of North Carolina, Wilmington

University of North Carolina, Wilmington

City: Wilmington, NC
Country: USA
Length of study: 1 or 2 semesters
Language of instruction: English
About: The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state's coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Its commitment to student engagement, creative inquiry, critical thinking, thoughtful expression and responsible citizenship is expressed in its baccalaureate and master's programs, as well as doctoral programs in areas of expertise that serve state needs. The culture reflects value in diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation.

Useful info:


  • Accommodation:
    • On-campus: students are eligible to register for on-campus housing after they have been admitted to UNCW.
      • Space on campus is limited, so students will be placed in the few remaining open spaces. All rooms will be double-occupancy (with a roommate).
      • Students will be emailed instructions for applying for on-campus housing after they are admitted.
    • Off-campus:
      • Exchange students are allowed to live off-campus, but the International Programs Office cannot help you make those arrangements.
      • Student may use the UNCW Off-Campus Housing Service to help locate an apartment.


  • Courses suitable for exchange:
    • Accountancy, Anthropology, Arts (limited), Biology (limited) Business Management, Chemistry, Communication Studies (limited), Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Geology, Geography, History, Information Systems, Mathematics, Marine Biology (limited), Music, Operations Management, Parks and Recreation Management, Physical Education, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Spanish, Special Education, and Theatre.
  • UNCW Course Catalog
  • Credit load: Students must take between 12 – 18 UNCW credits per semester.

Subject restrictions: These faculties are in such high demand at UNCW, that exchange students might only be able to obtain 1 or 2 classes in these subjects: Arts, Biology, Marine Biology.