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North Carolina Central University
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  • 4 Year
  • DURHAM, NC

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Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade C minus

About

1801 FAYETTEVILLE STREET
DURHAM, NC 27707
About North Carolina Central...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
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North Carolina Central University prepares students to succeed in the global marketplace. Consistently ranked as a top Historically Black College or University and Best Regional University in the South by U.S. News & World Report, NCCU offers flagship programs in the sciences, education, law, business, nursing, and the arts.

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North Carolina Central University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
87%
SAT Range
850-1010
ACT Range
15-19
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$13,324 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,989 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 72 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 87 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 87 responses

Majors

Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise

The life sciences industry is a vital part of North Carolina’s economy, with an estimated annual economic impact of over $83 billion. This is driven by more than 64,500 workers across 700 companies, and the number of biomanufacturing companies is second only to California. North Carolina is a vibrant hub for the life sciences industry.

Online

Online Programs Offered
9
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
9
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    47%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,962 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,105
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
74%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 41 responses
  • Outgoing
    37%
  • Unique
    29%
  • Active
    20%
  • Energetic
    7%
  • Ignorant
    2%
  • not sure
    2%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 110 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 126 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 65 responses
  • Friendly Atomosphere
    40%
  • Multicultural
    29%
  • Self confident
    15%
  • Pathetic
    5%
  • Exclusive
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • great
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 46 responses

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