The University of North Carolina Charlotte – Just minutes away from our Mallard Creek apartments

For students and families of students who attend the University of North Carolina Charlotte, living close to campus can be a huge priority. Luckily, when you live at our Mallard Creek apartments, your commute to campus is just 3 miles and less than 8 minutes away. You’ll never be late to class or sporting event as a resident of Greenway at Mallard Creek.

Are you a potential student of UNC Charlotte and considering our Mallard Creek apartments as your home? There is so much that the university has to offer – not just for the students but for the community as well. Here’s a closer look at UNC Charlotte and what it’s all about.

An Overview

The University of North Carolina Charlotte, established in 1946, is the largest institution of higher education in the Charlotte area and is also the fastest-growing institution in the entire UNC system. They are a public research university that offers 23 doctoral, 64 master’s, and 140 bachelor’s degree programs through nine colleges.

In total, UNC Charlotte has three campuses: the Charlotte Research Institute Campus, Center City Campus, and the main campus – conveniently located near our Mallard Creek apartments.

Learn more about the school’s history here.

The Campus

The University of North Carolina Charlotte’s main campus is quite beautiful. It sits on 1,000 acres of rolling land and is completely self-contained, so there are no roads that run through the campus. Students, faculty, and visitors can enjoy several man-made lakes, two gardens (which attract over 300,000 visitors a year), and densely wooded areas surrounding the campus.

The Facts

  • Undergraduate Enrollment: 24,070
  • Total Enrollment: 29,615
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
  • Average Class Size: 35
  • In-State Tuition: $6,905
  • Out-of-State Tuition: $20,339

Student Organizations

At the University of North Carolina Charlotte, there are over 400 student organizations to choose from. Joining a student organization helps you develop new skills, work as a team, set and achieve goals, and more. UNC Charlotte has clubs and organizations in 12 categories:

●      Academic

●      Interest

●      Political

●      Graduate

●      International

●      Religious

●      Greek

●      Multicultural

●      Service

●      Honor Society

●      Performance

●      Sports

There are even clubs and organizations that don’t fit into the above categories. Visit the school’s website for more information.


UNC Charlotte, there are nearly 200 majors to choose from – all with a rigorous academic program, “evolving along with the world to provide culturally and technologically relevant education.”

The seven colleges at UNC Charlotte are:

  • College of Arts and Architecture
  • Belk College of Business
  • College of Computing and Informatics
  • Cato College of Education
  • Lee College of Engineering
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Students and families will love cheering for the Charlotte 49ers during one of their sporting events involving 18 varsity sports. With nationally-ranked teams and award-winning athletes, you’ll love attending games on campus, so close to our Mallard Creek apartments. Visit the Charlotte 49ers website for a full schedule.

Higher education just minutes away from our apartments in Mallard Creek

Whether you’re a current student, prospective student, faculty member, or family member of someone at UNC Charlotte – Greenway at Mallard Creek is the perfect place to call home. Being in such close proximity to the main campus will make commuting a breeze. Stop by and take a look at our luxurious floorplans today.

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