Fall 2022: What’s new at the G?

Posted on October 10, 2022

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During the fall 2022 semester, UNC Greensboro excitedly welcomes more than 2,400 first-year students.

They come from cities across North Carolina and beyond, but their top larger cities of origin are Greensboro, Charlotte, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem, and the top smaller towns of origin are Siler City, Hillsborough, Summerfield, and Henderson.

Fifty-three percent of the first-year students are first-generation college students, and the top major preferences among them were nursing, computer science, biology, psychology, kinesiology, business administration, music, studio art, drama, and finance.

Several new offerings are on tap this fall:

  • A Computer Science PhD program within the Department of Computer Science
  • An esports concentration at the Bryan School of Business and Economics
  • A minor in Jewish Studies within the Religious Studies Department
  • A new online MA in Speech Language Pathology is moving forward. The first online delivery will begin Fall 2023.
  • The School of Music has a new concentration in Popular Music and Technology and Jazz MFA in Drama, Music Direction for Musical Theatre Concentration.
  • The School of Art offers a BFA concentration in Animation, while the School of Theatre offers an MFA in Drama, Music Direction for Musical Theatre Concentration.

UNCG research funding climbed in the last fiscal year to over $50 million, the highest level in the university’s history. Click here for more information on the past year’s funding news.

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