University of North Carolina at Charlotte, usually referred as UNCC or simply Charlotte, is a public research university founded in 1871. The university is pretty famous for its Electrical Engineering and Computer Science programs and is always on the application list of an average profile. UNC of Charlotte is a hot favourite university for international students due to its strategic location and affordable fees. Note: UNCC is not to be confused with University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and the latter is any day a notch above the former. It ranks #764 according to U.S. News' 'Best Global Universities Ranking' list.