A top business destination.

Located in one of the top financial cities in America, UNC Charlotte’s Doctorate in Business Administration is the only DBA in the Carolinas. Fortune magazine has ranked Charlotte as having one of the best pro-business attitudes in the nation. The Queen City is home to the global headquarters of seven Fortune 500 companies, and more than 291 of Fortune’s top 500 companies have placed one or more facilities within the Charlotte area. Our DBA curriculum is informed by corporate leaders in the community and their business problems and complexities.

Over the past two decades, Charlotte has transformed from a regional business hub to the second largest financial services center in the United States.

Charlotte by the Numbers

  • With some 809,000 residents, the city now ranks as the nation’s 17th largest

  • The #3 fastest growing metro area in America

  • Charlotte lies at the heart of a region that is the #6 largest urban area in the United States

  • Ranked #2 Best City for Entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur Magazine

  • Ranked the #12 Best Place for Business and Careers by Forbes

  • Charlotte is the world’s #6 most-active airport in total operations and the nation’s 8th busiest in total passengers