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The University of North Carolina Wilmington
Division of Academic Affairs

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The Division of Academic Affairs administers the distance education and extension programs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degree completion programs online. Distance education, as defined by UNC Wilmington, includes off-campus instruction for credit (whether face-to-face, electronically mediated, or a combination of methodologies). Undergraduate programs available online include clinical research, criminology, elementary education and nursing: RN-BSN. Online graduate programs are offered in business (executive MBA), chemistry, clinical research, education with multiple disciplines, liberal studies and nursing: MSN & DPN. Student resources and support services available include admission, financial aid and enrollment, specific non-traditional student services under a program called ‘PERCH” including personal counseling as well as a robust career guidance and service center including available internships, employer sponsorship programs and placement.

Students Enrolled
2,000
Programs
8
Resources
  • e-mail services
  • library services
  • campus computer network
  • career placement assistance
  • academic advising
  • bookstore
  • tutoring

Contacts

First Name
Ronald
Last Name
Costello
Title
Associate Vice Chancellor for Distance Education
Phone
910-962-2368
First Name
Donna
Last Name
Depompeis
Title
Executive Assistant to Associate Vice Chancellor for Distance Education
Phone
910-962-2807

Parent Institution

Calendar
Semesters
Control
Public—State
Founding Year
1947
Name
The University of North Carolina Wilmington

Contacts

First Name
Ronald
Last Name
Costello
Title
Associate Vice Chancellor for Distance Education
Phone
910-962-2368
First Name
Donna
Last Name
Depompeis
Title
Executive Assistant to Associate Vice Chancellor for Distance Education
Phone
910-962-2807

Traditional School

unc Wilmington

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

When veterans of WWII returned to their civilian lives, the GI Bill provided means to educate themselves for their new careers; that spurred a nationwide boom in colleges, one that included the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Founded in 1947, UNCW was originally a junior college meant to provide associate’s degrees, or the first . . .

Programs