North Carolina Central University: Ranking & Review

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North Carolina Central University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate83%78%85%
Applicants6,6712,1814,490
Admissions5,5241,7013,823
Enrolled undergraduates1,275401874
Enrolled total (including graduate students)8,0972,6345,463

3,456 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

944 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores790
Percent of students submitting SAT scores62%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
485
Math
480

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores464
Percent of students submitting ACT scores36%
ACT Composite
18
ACT English
17
ACT Math
18

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

North Carolina Central University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$22,198$34,905
Off-campus$22,598$35,305
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,552 and other expenses per full academic year.

North Carolina Central University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,828 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$3,728$16,435
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,671$2,671
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$466$2,054
Tuition for Full-time graduates$4,740$17,694
Fees for full-time graduates$2,671$2,671
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$593$2,212

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs14457201
Legal Professions and Studies174174
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services14132173
Public Administration and Social Service Professions46115161
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service13129160
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences10727134
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies9724121
Biological and Biomedical Sciences91203114
Psychology8911100
Education276794
Social Sciences7878
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs6565
Visual and Performing Arts37643
Library Science3838
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services33033
History18422
Physical Sciences91221
English Language and Literature & Letters14620
Mathematics and Statistics9312
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics77
Natural Resources and Conservation77
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Grand Total1,1204811771,778

A total of 1,120 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at North Carolina Central University.

At the master's and doctor's level 658 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%34%49%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesNCCU
Founded1910
MottoTruth and Service
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,271
Instructional FTE441
Research FTE2
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.nccu.edu
Address1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, North Carolina, 27707
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population228,000
Phone9195306100
Fax+1 (919) 560 7627

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