University of North Carolina Wilmington is a public university and has a tuition of $18,548. This tuition makes it moderately affordable among all universities in the country .
Among all public universities in the state of North Carolina, it is ranked 71 in terms of cost and is moderately affordable.
Geographic Information Science (GISci or GIScience) is the academic theory behind the development, use, and application of geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, data visualization, global positioning systems, spatial analysis, and quantitative methods. The purpose for this graduate certificate in GIScience is to provide students with a solid foundation in GIScience and enable the students to explore application areas that utilize this technology. The curriculum is a mixture of core courses that teach the fundamental theory and application of geospatial technology and electives that cover the vast range of this burgeoning technology in disciplines such as computer programming field methods including GPS technology and spatial analysis environmental and ecological applications geological applications in oceanography, coastal and upland environments and quantitative analysis and database management. The graduate certificate in GIScience is intended to provide a mixture of theory and practical knowledge.