Academic excellence is NCCU's highest priority. The University prides itself on the academic leadership of its faculty members, administrators, and professional support staff who work to improve the quality of student learning, the curriculum, and instruction.
NCCU encourages students to be well-rounded. The academic community nurtures students' abilities to learn, to respect people of varying backgrounds, and disparate ideas. Undergraduate Studies creates opportunities for innovation and academic excellence.
Students are prompted to develop critical thinking skills and to become adept at curriculum selection or choice. The department is responsible for evaluation of the undergraduate programs and curriculum, and assessing student readiness.