North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707
Chancellor: Dr. Debra Saunders-White
Number of Students: 8,155
Graduate / Professional: 1,786
Student Profile: 78% African-American, 12% White, 1.8% Hispanic; 1.2% Asian
International Students: 0.007 %
2010 Freshman-to-Sophomore Retention: 68%
Campus-housed Undergraduates: 33%
Student/Faculty Ratio: 15:1
Average Class Size: 21
Number of Degrees Offered: 78 (146 with concentration)
Master's/First Professional: 39
Number of Degrees Awarded: 1,585
Top Undergraduate Degree Programs:
Family and Consumer Science
Top Graduate Degree Programs:
Number of Buildings: 64
Number of Registered Student Organizations: 135
Number of Honor Societies: 8
Athletic Conference: NCAA Division I MEAC (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference): There are 310 student-athletes who compete in 14 NCAA Division I sports in the MEAC.
Tuition and Fees (per semester):
Undergraduate In-State: $3,450.57
Undergraduate Out of State: $8,737.07
Graduate In-State: $3,852.27 (excluding JD, MBA, MIS, MPA and PhD)
Graduate Out of State: $9,676.77 (excluding JD, MBA, MIS, MPA and PhD)
NCCU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of NCCU.
NCCU was the first UNC system campus to require community service for graduation, and we have gained national recognition from the Carnegie Foundation as a community-engaged university.