The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, one of UNC's constituent institutions, was originally established in 1891 as a women's college. Providing instruction in business, teaching and domestic science, the school offered student living to about 220 young women in its first year. Over the past 120 years, UNC Greensboro has expanded into a large university with a wide variety of academic programs and research institutes. Today, about 14,600 undergraduates and nearly 4,000 postgraduates occupy UNC Greensboro student housing as they study. A dormitory or university apartment in Greensboro places students in a comfortable urban community that offers everything from professional sports to a lively theater scene.
At the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, students may enroll in any of 100 undergraduate, 61 master's or 26 doctoral programs. The university houses 13 separate schools and colleges that cover academic disciplines as diverse as Nonoengineering, Music, Business and Dance. UNC Greensboro's academic reputation has continually been bolstered in recent years, in part due to its successes of its Center of Creative Writing and Center of Applied Research. The U.S. News & World Report ranked UNC Greensboro 108th among public universities in the country in 2012, and The Princeton Review ranked it second in its "Best Values" Category.
The light atmosphere of student living is exemplified by school traditions, such painting messages and images on "The Rawk," a boulder located on campus. Student living also extends to off campus housing in the surrounding neighborhoods. The school's large campus is located several blocks west of downtown Greensboro, making the city's most exciting areas accessible from a university apartment. Downtown attractions include the Carolina Theater, Natty Greene's Pub and the Traid Stage. In addition, the city is home to the NewBridge Bank Park, where the Grasshoppers, a minor league baseball team play their games.
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