College Search

Integrative Community Studies (Beyond Academics) at UNC Greensboro

Integrative Community Studies (Beyond Academics) at UNC Greensboro
UNC Greensboro
Integrative Community Studies (Beyond Academics) at UNC Greensboro
1111 Spring Garden Street
3607 MHRA Building
Greensboro, NC 27412
icon name
icon name
Program Contact Ryan Milligan (Associate Director)
Email rpmillig@uncg.edu
Phone 336.334.3905
Website http://beyondacademics.uncg.edu/
Facebook link to program Facebook page

UNC Greensboro supports students with intellectual disabilities (and co-occurring diagnoses) enrolled in Integrative Community Studies, a four-year certificate program of study that emphasizes self-determination, life planning, and career development. Utilizing a holistic approach, students' curricular and co-curricular experiences are supported by natural support systems on campus and in the community. Students are able to live in on and off campus inclusive student housing.

Program information submitted: March 10, 2021

General
Public or private: Public
Type of school: 4-year college or university
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Students in this program: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 40
Requirements
Program serves students who have left high school? Yes, all of our students have left high school
Regular H.S. diploma required? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: Early Action December 1st, Early Action 2 January 15th, regular March 1st, and rolling July 15th
Criteria for admission
  • The student is not under guardianship
Accepts out-of-state students?: Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • All applicants must have a diagnosis of an Intellectual Disability. Applicants may have co-occurring diagnoses such as Autism, Down Syndrome, etc..
Program length: 4 years
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one 73.00%
Notes on acceptance and attendance: COVID-19 impacted admissions and retention for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Cost
Average student tuition and fees for the current school year $7406.00
Average out-of-state tuition, current year $22565.00
Room and board: $11555.00
Program fees: $3200.00
Cost of the program:
Additional costs:
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? Yes
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Scholarships
  • Federal Financial Aid
Scholarships available: Program specific merit scholarship.
Academic
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):
  • Typical college courses for credit
  • Typical college courses for audit
More about course access: Students take a blend of university curriculum approved program specific coursework in conjunction with undergraduate level courses from other departments across UNC Greensboro's campus.
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office? Yes
Information on special classes: Students take a blend of university curriculum approved program specific coursework in conjunction with undergraduate level courses from other departments across UNC Greensboro's campus. Integrative Community Studies aims to minimize coursework specific to students enrolled in the program of study in order to maximize inclusive curricular opportunities.
Percentage of academic time spent only with other students in this program: Between 25% of the time and half the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Integrative Community Studies Certificate (issued by the Office of the Provost)
Is the credential IHE-approved? Yes, this credential has been through a formal approval process at the IHE
Employment
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
  • Work Study
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 78%
Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program? Yes
Housing
Housing is provided to students: Yes
Housing options available:
  • Inclusive on campus
  • Inclusive off campus
Extracurricular
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: None of the time
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations: Students have engaged in a wide variety of campus and community recognized clubs and organizations including recreationally focused, leisure focused, social focused, and academic focused.