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North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

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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
Contact Phone: 919-560-6100

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, Other Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16,091
Applied
6,154
Accepted
6,067
Enrolled
38%
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Female Admissions

10,660
Females Applied
4,256
Females Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,431
Males Applied
1,898
Males Accepted
35%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
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 October 1st Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen April 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 15th Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 490 430 510
SAT Math 485 420 500
ACT Composite 19 15 19

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

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

2,901
Full-time student fees
10,905
Room & board
6,556
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

15,214
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,067
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
6,303
Avg. Loan Aid
4,364
Avg. Grant Aid
9,182
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
3%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,067
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.24%
Black or African American 77.34%
White or Caucasian 6.07%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 1.19%
Two or more races 5.41%
Other 2.19%

Gender

Male (30.08%)
Female (69.92%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 32%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming and Convocation

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

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
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

578
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 370
Part-time - 208
Male - 247
Female - 335
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