The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.
Excellence, integrity, diversity and innovation have long shaped the student-centered learning experience at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. These values, along with our ever-present dedication to community engagement, serve as the foundation for our strategic plan, developed by the campus community to guide our growth through 2021. Inside this publication, you will discover the many ways our strategic plan focuses on the distinctive qualities that make UNC Wilmington one of the best institutions of higher education in the nation. https://uncw.edu/strategicplan/