Tuition & Fees

$5,855

$18,313

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
14%
400-499
61%
300-399
23%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
15%
400-499
63%
300-399
21%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
11%
400-499
53%
300-399
34%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
31%
12-17
52%
6-11
10%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
37%
12-17
52%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
41%
12-17
50%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

34%

66%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,040
Declined + 2,611
Total Received 7,651
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Public

6,168

undergraduate students

1,843

graduate students

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School Facts

North Carolina Central is a public, comprehensive university. Founded in 1909 as a private institution, it joined the state system in 1923. Its 110-acre campus is located in Durham, 25 miles northwest of Raleigh.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,011
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Durham, NC

110-acre, urban campus in Durham (population: 239,358). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
14%
400-499
61%
300-399
23%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
15%
400-499
63%
300-399
21%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
11%
400-499
53%
300-399
34%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
31%
12-17
52%
6-11
10%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
37%
12-17
52%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
41%
12-17
50%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,040
Declined + 2,611
Total Received 7,651

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact


P: 877 667-7533
F: 919 530-6088
admissions@nccu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,655
Room $7,807
Board $3,608
Additional fees $2,200
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $18,770
Average Financial Aid - $11,745
Total with Avg. Aid $7,025

Financial Aid

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,745

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $20,696,790
State $8,645,342
Institutional $8,184,275
Other external $1,606,460
Total $39,132,867

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $526,634
Other external $106,912
Total $633,546

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (Division II)
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
maroon and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adapted Physical Education
Apparel Design
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Career Counseling
Chemistry
Child Development/Family Relations
Communications
Communications Disorders
Community Health Education
Computer Information Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Curriculum/Instruction/Elementary Education
Curriculum/Instruction/English Education
Educational Technology
English Education
English Literature
Environmental Physics
Ethnomusicology
Exercise Sport Science
Family Consumer Sciences
Family/Consumer Science
Finance
Fitness/Wellness
Food/Nutrition/Dietetics
Forensic Science
Health Promotion/Wellness Licensure
History
Hospitality/Tourism
Human Sciences
Jazz Studies
Law
Library Science
Library/Information Sciences
Management
Management/Administration
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mass Communication/Broadcast Media
Mass Communication/Communication Studies
Mass Communication/Journalism
Mathematics
Mental Health Counseling
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Education/Instrumental
Music Education/Keyboard
Music Education/Voice
Music Industry
Parks/Recreation Management
Parks/Therapeutic Recreation
Pharmaceutical Science
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Physical Education/Recreation
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Psychology
Public Administration
Recreation Administration
Recreational Sport Management
School Administration
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education/Behavioral/Emotional Disabilities
Special Education/Learning Disabilities
Special Education/Mental Disabilities
Special Education/Visual Disabilities
Studio Art
Theatre
Theatre/Performance
Visual Communications
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Undergraduate

77%

6,168
students

Female
66%
4,099

Male
34%
2,069

Graduate

23%

1,843
students

Female
68%
1,247

Male
32%
596

undergraduateFull-time

85%

5,247
students

Female
66%
3,447

Male
34%
1,800

undergraduatePart-time

15%

921
students

Female
71%
652

Male
29%
269

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
76%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
6%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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