School and Ranking Information
Out of the schools with business programs in Charlotte, there is one 4-year public institution, along with some 4-year private schools and a 2-year school. Based on school type, rankings and student services, the following school is considered one of the top schools in the area for a business education:
- Winner: University of North Carolina at Charlotte is the only 4-year public school within a 10-mile radius that offers degrees in the field. The university has undergraduate and graduate degrees in business administration.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of North Carolina at Charlotte|
|Rankings||Tied at #201 for National Universities (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$6,107 (in-state), $18,636 (out-of-state)**|
|Business Administration Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate|
|Business Administration Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||294**|
|Most Popular Business Administration Degree Level in 2013||Master's (169 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||54%**|
|Noteworthy||UNC Charlotte has many business student organizations, including the Graduate Business Association and Enactus***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***UNC Charlotte website
University of North Carolina - Charlotte
- The business college is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International
- The Belk College of Business has nearly 90 faculty members who are full-time
- UNC Charlotte has one of the most sizable business programs statewide
- The business college has its own scholarship opportunities for students
UNC Charlotte enrolls more than 27,000 students and has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The university offers more than 150 degree programs between its 7 colleges, and the Belk College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a Master of Business Administration and a Ph.D. in Business Administration.
The bachelor's program calls for students to select 1 of 6 majors, with some options including finance, international business, marketing and operations. The MBA program is 37 credits in length and may be completed either full-time or part-time. MBA students get to choose from a total of 13 concentrations, and they're also presented with opportunities to study overseas. The Ph.D. program features a finance major, with some required coursework including derivatives, investment and corporate finance.