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University of North Carolina at Charlotte EXC
Charlotte NC, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
Anticipated Places:
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Agreement Scope:
Not Applicable
Program Description:


University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Location: Charlotte, NC
Year Established: 1946 
Student population: 27,200
University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) is one of several US universities that opened to meet the education demands generated by World War II and new technology. It’s grown rapidly into a large, research-intensive university, the fourth largest of the University of North Carolina’s 17 institutions.
Located in the dynamic metropolitan area of Charlotte, the University offers a wealth of internship and volunteering opportunities. There is a wide variety of sporting clubs, student organisations and campus events, as well as high quality music, dance and theatre performances.
Unique characteristics
UNC Charlotte has seven professional colleges offering more than 170 undergraduate and graduate programs in a wide range of academic disciplines. The Belk College of Business is an urban research business school with more than 3,000 undergraduate students.
Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and the largest US banking centre after New York. The Charlotte region is home to several Fortune 500 companies. As well as its business life, the city offers great dining and entertainment as well as some museums and the bohemian neighbourhood of North Davidson, known locally as NoDa. 

United States - University of North Carolina Charlotte - building

Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s:



Arts and Social Sciences




Information Technology

Health Sciences


Visual Arts, Dance, Music & Theatre

Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Term 1: August - December
Term 2: January - May

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University


15 credits

The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
The university uses letter grades from A through F, based on a 4-point scale

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English.

Language Requirement
See language requirement for non-native speakers of English.



What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

Housing options are offered by the host university

Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University's calendar
An international student orientation is held before the start of semester

Support Services 
The International Student Office can provide assistance to exchange students

Information from the host university
Information from the Embassy of The United States in Australia

Student Experiences

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