University of North Carolina at Charlotte

public research university in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a public, coeducational university in Charlotte, North Carolina. The university has about 24,700 students. It was started in 1946. The current chancellor of the university is Dr. Phillip L. Dubois.


The athletics teams of the university are called the Charlotte 49ers. They have 16 varsity teams, most of which compete in Conference USA (C-USA). The football team, which only started playing in 2013, will not join C-USA until 2015.


On April 30, 2019, a mass shooting happened at the university in which two people were killed and four other people were hurt.[1][2]


  1. "UNCC shooting: 2 dead, 4 injured in shooting at Charlotte campus — live updates". Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  2. "Live updates: 2 killed, 4 hurt in UNC Charlotte shooting". WCNC. Retrieved 1 May 2019.

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