University of North Carolina System List
From the North Carolina Manual. Updated by staff at the Government & Heritage Library, 2012.
The University of North Carolina consists of sixteen institutions, all governed by a single board of directors but each having its own board of trustees and its distinctive history and mission.
Universities are listed with their current locations and the years in which they were founded.
Appalachian State University  (Boone, 1899)
University of North Carolina at Asheville  (Asheville, 1927)
East Carolina University  (Greenville, 1907)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  (Chapel Hill, 1789)
Elizabeth City State University  (Elizabeth City, 1891)
University of North Carolina at Charlotte  (Charlotte, 1946)
Fayetteville State University  (Fayetteville, 1867)
University of North Carolina at Greensboro  (Greensboro, 1891)
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University  (Greensboro, 1891)
University of North Carolina at Pembroke  (Pembroke, 1887)
North Carolina Central University  (Durham, 1907)
University of North Carolina at Wilmington  (Wilmington, 1947)
North Carolina School of the Arts  (Winston-Salem, 1963)
Western Carolina University  (Cullowhee, 1889)
North Carolina State University  (Raleigh, 1887)
Winston-Salem State University  (Winston-Salem, 1892)
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics  (Durham, 1980)
1 January 1991 | Anonymous