North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$6,534

$19,241

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
38%
400-499
54%
300-399
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
36%
400-499
56%
300-399
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
46%
12-17
47%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,154
Declined 9,937
Total Received 16,091
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Public

6,434

undergraduate students

1,773

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,207
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Raleigh
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Raleigh-Durham International

North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC
27707

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Convocation
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
60%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
38%
400-499
54%
300-399
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
36%
400-499
56%
300-399
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
46%
12-17
47%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.27

Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,154
Declined 9,937
Total Received 16,091

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 47
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

93%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,212

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,728
Room & board $10,227
Additional fees $2,806
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $18,261
Average Financial Aid - $6,212
Total with Avg. Aid $12,049

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I
NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

8,207

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

6,434
students

Female
68%
4,373

Male
32%
2,061

22%

1,773
students

Female
73%
1,301

Male
27%
472

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

5,328
students

Female
68%
3,589

Male
32%
1,739

18%

1,106
students

Female
71%
784

Male
29%
322

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 16%
Student 5 year graduation rate 20%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
80%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
5%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

551

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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