Tuition & Fees

$6,282

$18,989

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
1%
500-599
10%
400-499
54%
300-399
33%
200-299
2%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,524
Declined + 1,146
Total Received 6,670
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Public

6,355

undergraduate students

1,742

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 5495
ACT 3132

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,097
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: 267,743). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% 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

600-699
1%
500-599
10%
400-499
54%
300-399
33%
200-299
2%

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

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,524
Declined + 1,146
Total Received 6,670

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

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,728
Room & board $8,354
Additional fees $2,554
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $16,136
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Sharon J. Oliver
Director of Financial Aid
soliver@nccu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Dance Team

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Athletic Directors

Ingrid Wicker-Mccree (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Luann Edmonds-Harris (women's)
Interim Swa/assistant Athletics Director For Marketing & Special Events/head Cheerleading Coach
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
maroon and gray

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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Programs Offered

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

8,097

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

6,355
students

Female
67%
4,235

Male
33%
2,120

22%

1,742
students

Female
70%
1,228

Male
30%
514

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

5,363
students

Female
66%
3,535

Male
34%
1,828

16%

992
students

Female
71%
700

Male
29%
292

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
59%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
5%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

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

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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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

International Student Contact

Nicole Gibbs
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
919 530-6665
ngibbs2@nccu.edu

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