6,355
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,745
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
82
82%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

North Carolina Central University is a Comprehensive institution located in Durham, NC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC  27707-3129
United States

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,671
Applied
5,524
Accepted
6,355
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

4,490
Females Applied
3,823
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,181
Males Applied
1,701
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.2
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: University of North Carolina System minimum course requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st October 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st October 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 450 520
SAT Math 250 510
ACT Composite 18 17 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

3,728
In-state
16,435
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,838
Full-time student fees
8,446
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

11,745
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,665
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
16,150
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,225
Avg. Loan Aid
13,302
Avg. Grant Aid
7,918
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,355
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.59%
Black or African American 78.79%
White or Caucasian 6.69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.44%
Asian 0.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 4.61%
Other 2.68%

Gender

Male (33.36%)
Female (66.64%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 40%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
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Faculty

564
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 385
Part-time - 179
Male - 254
Female - 310