Tuition & Fees

$6,051

$18,509

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
12%
400-499
62%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
16%
400-499
63%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
10%
400-499
54%
300-399
33%
200-299
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
24%
12-17
63%
6-11
7%
Below 6
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
33%
12-17
60%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

66%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,745
Declined + 2,869
Total Received 8,614
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Public

6,285

undergraduate students

1,811

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 8,096
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: 245,475). 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
8%
Top 1/4
18%
Top 1/2
46%
Bottom 1/2
54%
Bottom 1/4
26%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
12%
400-499
62%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
16%
400-499
63%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
10%
400-499
54%
300-399
33%
200-299
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
24%
12-17
63%
6-11
7%
Below 6
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
33%
12-17
60%
6-11
1%

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

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,745
Declined + 2,869
Total Received 8,614

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

Nicole Gibbs
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 877 667-7533
F: 919 530-7625
admissions@nccu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,655
Room & board $8,270
Additional fees $2,396
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $15,821
Average Financial Aid - $11,745
Total with Avg. Aid $4,076

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
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
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

78%

6,285
students

Female
66%
4,170

Male
34%
2,115

Graduate

22%

1,811
students

Female
69%
1,257

Male
31%
554

undergraduateFull-time

85%

5,343
students

Female
65%
3,472

Male
35%
1,871

undergraduatePart-time

15%

942
students

Female
75%
698

Male
25%
244

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
75%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
6%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
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

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

84%

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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