49er Finish

Graduating almost 700 former UNC Charlotte students, the award winning 49er Finish Program

assists eligible students in returning to UNC Charlotte to complete their degree. 

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It's never too late to go back to school and finish your degree.

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Bill Tom

B.A. in Sociology
49er Finish Graduate

The 49er Finish Program was an integral part of my mid-life career change, and truth be told the single most important aspect of my current career trajectory.

Victoria Namishia

B.A. in English
49er Finish Graduate

I would not, I know for sure, have graduated college had you not reached back out to me, you guys picked me up and you brought me home and you accepted me.

Regina Dudley-Mack

B.S. B.A. in Management
Active 49er Finish Student

I am grateful for the second change the 49er Finish program has given me. It was because of my family that I had to stop pursuing my degree, now it is because of my family I must finish pursuing my degree.

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Over 682 49ers have returned, and you can too!
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Earn 65% more

College graduates earn, on average, about 65% more!
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One third of jobs require a postsecondary education.


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49ers Finish
49er Finish Program called 'Model of Excellence'
Date Published: November 19, 2015
The University’s 49er Finish Program recently was named a 2015 Model of Excellence in the winter edition of University Business magazine. “UNC Charlotte created a concierge service that caters to a tough demographic: students who dropped out during their senior year,” said University Business senior editor Tim Goral. “The program’s communications are tailored to individual former students, finding unique solutions for a pervasive problem, one person at a time.”

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UNC Charlotte Program Helps Former Students Graduate
Date Published: March 23, 2015
Going back to college after taking several years off can be difficult. Work demands, raising a family or finances can make it challenging. Many schools have programs to reach out to students who left before completing their degrees. At UNC Charlotte the program is called 49er Finish.

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