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North Carolina Central is a public, comprehensive university. Founded in 1909 as a private institution, it joined the state system in 1923. Its 110-acre campus is located in Durham, 25 miles northwest of Raleigh.

Website: www.nccu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
6,434
Undergraduate
Students
(68.0%) 4,373 Women
(32.0%) 2,061 Men
1,773
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
38% of 16,091 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.27
SAT Math
485 average
450-520 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
490 average
450-530 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19 average
17-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $18,261
Out-of-state: $30,968
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,534
Out-of-state: $19,241
Room and Board
$10,227
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Freshman Award
$14,832
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$44,228
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
385
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 23% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Durham Population
245,475
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Raleigh
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
32% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
80.8% Black/African-American
5.3% Hispanic/Latino
5.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
5.8% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students
0.2% from 47 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
16.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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