Why Charlotte

We’re more than a place to call home.

We’re a growing, thriving University that is writing its next chapter by embracing academic excellence and accessibility. We empower students of all backgrounds to make the most of their diverse experiences to positively shape their lives. We’re preparing our students to hit the ground running and bring bold new thinking into the world. Join more than 30,000 students at the University that believes nothing is more powerful than what’s next.

Who we are:
We are the next generation of leaders, driven to innovate, grow as individuals, and drive progress for the future.

What we do:
We foster a like-minded community of empowered students, teachers, and professionals. With a thriving city at our backs, we’re proud to shape the future. That’s why every day, we work to turn potential into reality across a broad range of disciplines.

Why we do it:
We are committed to a better future, and we know that we are the ones with the power to create it. Our university and our city working together create an opportunity to enact change that no other school can offer. That’s a big responsibility, but we’re up to the task.

Learn why the Class of 2026 picked Charlotte.