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.


  • 34%

    First-generation Students

  • No. 1

    Latino/Hispanic undergraduate enrollment and graduates in NC

  • $60M+

    Fundraising Support

  • No. 4

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

  • No. 1

    Top Producer of Computer Science Degrees for Women in NC

  • 29,551

    Fall 2022 Enrollment

  • No. 1

    Top choice for NC community college transfer students

  • 19

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

  • 8,300 +

    Degrees and Certificates Awarded

  • 69

    Researchers Recognized Among the Top 2% in the World

  • 15

    New NSF CAREER Awards over Past 5 Years (record)

  • $3.1 M

    Raised through #NinerNationGives (record)

  • 8

    Conference Titles (record)

  • No. 4

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

  • No. 10

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

  • +87%

    Research Expenditures Increase over the Past Decade

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