The College


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We have several experiences to help you get to know UNC Charlotte. Our visit experiences are the best way for prospective students to make the most UNC Charlotte connections. Attend info sessions on topics such as academics, campus life, and support services, take guided virtual tours of various spaces on campus, and speak directly with students and faculty to learn more about Niner Nation.

Start Your Journey at UNC Charlotte!

School of Architecture banner: 1 undergraduate degree. 1 minor. 6 master's degrees.

Department of Art & Art History banner: 2 degrees. 10 concentrations. 1 minor.

Department of Dance banner: 1 degree. 3 concentrations. 1 minor. 3 certificates.

Department of Music banner: 2 degrees. 1 major. 7 concentration. 1 minor. 2 certificates.

Department of Theatre banner: 1 degree. 5 concentrations. 1 minor. 1 certificate.


The Charlotte region is home to 200+ architecture firms, and our students have internships there and across the cultural community, in institutions such as the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Charlotte Symphony, The Mint Museum, Charlotte Ballet, The McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Theatre Charlotte, and the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. 

Photos of music, art, dance, and architecture students at their internships in Charlotte's cultural community

Hear from our interns → 

what can you do with an arts degree?

As the CoA+A, we reaffirm the value of bringing the arts and design together in common purpose. And we celebrate the amazing community that demonstrates the power of these disciplines to shape the world. Check out alumni spotlights on each of our department pages to meet some of our fantastic alumni!

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Read personal success stories from our alumni → 

(This could be YOU!)


We are proud of our unique collection of creatives from design, visual, and performing arts that you won't find anywhere else in the Southeast region. You can keep clicking through our website to learn the ins and outs of our programs, but if you really want to see what life is like in our college, follow us at @CLT_COAA on Instagram! Some of our favorite social media series we're currently sharing are #ArtistsofCoAA, #CoAAFacultyTBT, #CoAAOpenDoors and student takeovers!

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See what your future friends are up to →

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Discover the benefits of attending UNC Charlotte, with our strong connections to the city, robust academic programs, and vibrant student life! Hear presentations from UNC Charlotte representatives about academics, housing, financial aid, and campus resources, and take a tour of our beautiful, modern campus. If you have questions or want more information, connect with admissions counselors and current students here!