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University of North Carolina at Pembroke
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  • 4 Year
  • PEMBROKE, NC

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

UNC Pembroke is delivering instruction primarily in an in-person format with some courses operating in a hybrid model and about 40% offered online. Extensive health and safety measures are in place to prioritize the health of students and employees. For more information, please visit uncp.edu/covid. Learn More

Report Card

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

About

ONE UNIVERSITY DRIVE
PEMBROKE, NC 28372
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Division II Independents
From University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Founded in 1887as a normal school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke today proudly enrolls 7,698 students as one of the most diverse campuses in the South. UNCP offers 41 undergraduate and 17 graduate degree programs on a growing campus conveniently located in southeastern North Carolina near interstates I-95 and I-74.

At UNCP, you will find small classes and world-class professors who know you by name, a vibrant campus life, and a community rich in heritage and culture. If you want a high-quality, affordable education and an exceptional experience, UNCP is the right fit for you.

However you define success and wherever you want to go in life, YOU CAN GET THERE FROM HERE. When you CHOOSE UNCP, you CHOOSE heritage, opportunity, connection, and an experience like no other.

We invite you to explore all that UNCP has to offer and let us exceed your expectations. We hope to see you on campus soon and that you will CHOOSE to be a BRAVE!

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University of North Carolina at Pembroke Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
July 15
Acceptance Rate
85%
SAT Range
930-1080
ACT Range
17-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$9,888 / 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
$6,143 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 68 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 85 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 85 responses

Majors

3+2 Engineering at UNCP

Interesting in a career as an engineer? Start at UNCP, finish at NC State and earn 2 degrees in just 5 years! Prepare for your successful career in electrical, civil or environmental engineering at two of the best colleges in North Carolina. 3+2 students follow a prescribed schedule throughout their program and will receive additional mentorship and support in the transition to NC State.

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    32%
  • On Campus
    46%
  • Online
    23%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,109 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,244
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
63%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Average
    47%
  • Hard working
    35%
  • Procrastinator
    15%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 93 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 106 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 48 responses
  • Diverse
    56%
  • Quality
    23%
  • Fine
    6%
  • Quaint
    6%
  • Offers more on the outside than the inside.
    4%
  • Home away from home
    2%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
41%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 39 responses

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