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University of North Carolina System List

From the North Carolina Manual. Updated by staff at the Government & Heritage Library, 2012; updated by Kelly Agan, 2016.

See also: NCpedia entries on North Carolina's colleges and universities

 

The original seal of the University of North Carolina, designed in 1791 by James Hogg, Alfred Moore, and John Haywood. Image from University of North Carolina Catalogue, 1893-'94, North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library.The University of North Carolina consists of seventeen institutions, all governed by one Board of Governors, with each having its own board of trustees and its distinctive history and mission.

The Board of Governors consists of 32 voting members who are elected by the North Carolina General Assembly and serve for terms of four years.

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)


General Administration of the UNC System

References:

North Carolina Office of the Secretary of State. North Carolina Manual. https://digital.ncdcr.gov/digital/collection/p16062coll9/search/searchte...

University of North Carolina | A System of Higher Learning. https://www.northcarolina.edu/

Additional Resources:

Online Schools and Colleges in North Carolina. Community for Accredited Online Schools. https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/north-carolina/

Image Credit:

The original seal of the University of North Carolina, designed in 1791 by James Hogg, Alfred Moore, and John Haywood. University of North Carolina Catalogue, 1893-'94, North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library. https://docsouth.unc.edu/unc/display_images/seal.html

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