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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a public, coeducational university in Charlotte, North Carolina. The university has about 24,700 students. It was started in 1946. The current chancellor of the university is Dr. Phillip L. Dubois.

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The athletics teams of the university are called the Charlotte 49ers. They have 16 varsity teams, most of which compete in Conference USA (C-USA). The football team, which only started playing in 2013, will not join C-USA until 2015.



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