Chancellor's Annual Report 2022-2023

During the 2022-23 academic year, UNC Charlotte made great strides toward its efforts to become a globally recognized top-tier research university. 

With a growing number of faculty awards and discoveries, rising national recognition for innovative academic and student success programs, and impactful regional partnerships and cultural programming, Charlotte is climbing the ranks. Please watch the year-in-review and spend some time on the annual report website for a complete picture of the past 365 days.


  • 29,551

    Fall 2022 Enrollment

  • 15

    New NSF CAREER Awards over Past 5 Years (record)

  • No. 1

    Top choice for NC community college transfer students

  • No. 4

    U.S. News & World Report Best Online Bachelor's Programs (record)

  • $60M+

    Fundraising Support

  • 19

    U.S. News & World Report Top 100 Graduate Rankings

  • No. 1

    Latino/Hispanic undergraduate enrollment and graduates in NC

  • +87%

    Research Expenditures Increase over the Past Decade

  • No. 1

    Top Producer of Computer Science Degrees for Women in NC

  • 69

    Researchers Recognized Among the Top 2% in the World

  • 8,300 +

    Degrees and Certificates Awarded

  • 8

    Conference Titles (record)

  • 34%

    First-generation Students

  • No. 4

    Producer of Finance Degrees for African Americans in U.S.

  • $3.1 M

    Raised through #NinerNationGives (record)

  • No. 10

    Best Financial Engineering Master's Program in U.S.

Letter from Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber

"Every member of Niner Nation had a role in our success over the past year. 

As we close out the 2022-23 academic year, there’s so much for us to celebrate. Together, we are moving toward the vision outlined in “Shaping What’s Next,” our bold 10-year strategic plan."

Read the full letter