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Undergraduate Admissions

First-Year Students


All undergraduate students applying for admission to North Carolina Central University must complete an online application form. Admissions decisions will be rendered based on the priority deadline in which you applied. Applications will not be reviewed or evaluated until they become complete (the application and all credentials have been received).

  • 1st Priority Deadline - October 15
    Applicants will receive a decision on or around November 20
  • 2nd Priority Deadline- November 15
    Applicants will receive a decision on or around December 20
  • 3rd Priority Deadline- January 15
    Applicants will receive a decision on or around March 20

Applications received after the last priority deadline will be reviewed on a space available basis.


Official admission decisions are only communicated via US Mail or through the primary email account used during your application process. No admission decision will be given over the phone. You can also check your admissions status online by clicking here.

* NO paper applications will be accepted. To begin your on-line application click here.

Application Checklist

Please make sure that you have made arrangements to have each of the following items submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admission for consideration.
Until ALL of the following items have been submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, your application will remain incomplete and will NOT be reviewed for admission.

  • $40 Application fee (Credit Card, Certified Check/Money Order, Fee Waivers)
  • Credit card applications can also be made by phone at 919-530-6209. Personal checks are NOT accepted.
  • Complete the NCCU online application.
  • Official SAT or ACT score reports
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Official Final High School Transcript (once admitted & upon graduation from high school)

Mail supporting documentation to:

North Carolina Central University
Undergraduate Admissions Application Processing
P.O. Box 19717
617 Lawson St.
Durham, NC 27707-9943

Summer Office Hours
Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m 

Contact Us

Phone: 919-530-6180
Toll-Free: 877-667-7533
Fax: 919-530-6088

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