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Our Students

Undergraduates in the Poole College of Management often say that Nelson Hall feels like home. Faculty and staff know students’ names and are dedicated to creating a learning environment that is friendly, supportive, and challenging.

By the Numbers

Our 3,600 plus students represent 10+ countries and 20+ states and have a wide range of interests and backgrounds. Their lives and experiences may vary greatly, yet they build dynamic, lasting relationships that lay the foundation for their professional networks.

89.2% In-State Students

Freshman Class:
49% are Female,
51% — Male

30.9% Represent Minority Groups

3,671 Enrolled Students

51% of Transfer Students come from NC Community Colleges

49 Global Exchange Students

Meet Our Students

We ask students to commit from day one to get involved – to join student organizations, to pursue internships with local corporations, and to gain international experience through study or work abroad. Our participatory approach to education creates action-oriented leaders and lifelong learners whose distinctive competencies bring a competitive advantage to the job market.