North Carolina Central University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 19717

Durham, NC 27707

(919) 560-6298

(877) 667-7533

Fax: (919) 530-7625



Contact: Jocelyn Foy

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1801 Fayetteville Street

Durham, NC 27707

(919) 560-6100

www.nccu.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,497

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 70%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Jazz Studies B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Hospitality Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
French Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) B
Public Health Education B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

North Carolina Central University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (919) 530-6100
Website: www.nccu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.nccu.edu/admissionsandaid/applynow.cfm
Address: 1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,011
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 44%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,240 (53% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,534
Out-of-state Tuition: $19,241
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $11,135

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

North Carolina Central University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at North Carolina Central University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 221
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 31
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Education 148
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 32
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Library Science 1
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 22
Physical Sciences 23
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 31
Grand total 133291

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at North Carolina Central University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,534
Out-of-state $19,241
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,546
Out-of-state $20,500

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,048 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 938 83% $11,135
Student loan aid 909 81% $6,505

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,805 75% $9,417
Federal student loans 4,735 74% $7,361

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for North Carolina Central University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled North Carolina Central University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 8,311 2,644 5,667
Percent admitted 100% 63% 70%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 12% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

North Carolina Central University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 8,011
Undergraduate enrollment 6,101
Graduate enrollment 1,910

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

North Carolina Central University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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