Recognized for challenging academic programs, a supportive environment and an engaged community.

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No. 1 in NC & Top 13 Nationally for Social Mobility, U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges for 30 consecutive years

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Princeton Review's Best Colleges for 22 consecutive years

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Money Magazine's Best Colleges 2020-2021

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2020 Insight into Diversity's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

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2021-2022 Recognized nationally for advancing the success of first-generation students

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Recognized as a Military Friendly School

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Recognized for low student debt in 2020 LendEDU Student Debt Rankings

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