North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$6,629

$19,336

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
510
25th
430
75th
500
25th
420
75th
19
25th
13
75th
18
25th
15
75th
19
25th
15
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,553
Declined 943
Total Received 7,496
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Public

6,869

undergraduate students

2,201

graduate students

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School Facts

North Carolina Central University, 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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,070
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

110-acre, urban campus in Durham (population: 267,743). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC
27707

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
24%
Top 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
510
25th
430
75th
500
25th
420
75th
19
25th
13
75th
18
25th
15
75th
19
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,553
Declined 943
Total Received 7,496

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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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Financial Aid

83%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,329

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,728
Housing $6,556
Food $4,349
Additional fees $2,901
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $19,034
Average Financial Aid - $9,329
Total with Avg. Aid $9,705

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Aid Office


P: 919 530-6180
F: 919 530-7959
ssa@nccu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance team

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Clinical Research Coordinator. yes
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, Other. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Library and Information Science. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes
Physics, General. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Secondary School Administration/Principalship. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Business Administration/management
  3. Registered Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

9,070

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

6,869
students

Female
69%
4,724

Male
31%
2,145

24%

2,201
students

Female
75%
1,651

Male
25%
550

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

5,253
students

Female
68%
3,589

Male
32%
1,664

24%

1,616
students

Female
70%
1,135

Male
30%
481

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
75%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
8%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Countries most often represented Ecuador
Germany
Italy
Jamaica
Nigeria
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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