General Fund Revenue
The University's general fund budget is comprised of six areas of revenue:
State Appropriations: Funds appropriated by the State of North Carolina via legislation to the University.
Tuition: Amounts assessed to students for educational services provided by the University
Summer School Receipts: Tuition and fees assessed to students for summer school instruction.
Continuing Education: Tuition and registration fees assessed for non-credit instruction.
CARES Funding: Funding received from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
Other: Other funds received to help the University sustain operations (e.g., lab school funding and support, surplus equipment sales, etc.)
General Fund Expenses
The University's general fund expenses can be categorized into five major areas:
Salaries and Benefits: Compensation for faculty, staff, temporary and student employees.
Supplies and Services: Expenditures for supplies and services required to operate the University.
Student Financial Aid: State-funded student financial aid.
Equipment: Capitalized and non-capitalized equipment required to operate the University.
Utilities: University utility costs, e.g., electricity, gas, water, and sewage.
Other Expenses: Expenditures for adjustments and other expenses, e.g. membership dues, subscriptions, etc.
- Budget Office
- Controller's Office
- Financial Services
- UNC Charlotte Fact Book
- 2021 Strategic Planning
- Tuition and Fees
Watch the University's faculty/staff town hall, which includes discussion about the University's current budget considerations (Nov. 13, 2020)
- UNC System Economic Impact
- The Strategic Plan for the University of North Carolina
- UNC Board of Governors 2019-21 Budget Priorities (pdf)