North Carolina Central University

Dare to Soar Together

For the next 24 hours (May 28, 1:10 p.m. – May 29, 1:10 p.m.), let’s demonstrate our Eagle pride. Join the movement and Dare to Soar Together!

 

Congratulations, Class of 2020!

Members of the class of 2020 persevered against all odds to finish their studies and earn their degrees. Despite the postponement of traditional Commencement activities, we must celebrate your accomplishments and resilient Eagle spirit!

Tour NCCU Virtually Today

Experience the sloping hills and verdant green of North Carolina Central University. Discover special places on campus—including our classrooms, laboratories, residence halls and more. Our virtual tour is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and can be accessed from the comfort of your home.

Coronavirus Informational Updates

NCCU is monitoring developments related to Coronavirus 2019, or COVID-19, closely. Learn important information about how the university is responding, review preventative measures and view resources from local, state, national and international agencies.

We made the commitment as the nation's first public liberal arts institution for African American students. We sustain it as a future-focused modern university.

Two state-of-the-art research institutes, collaborations with the Research Triangle Park industries, and interdisciplinary work in disciplines from business to education.

World-Class Research

Two state-of-the-art research institutes, collaborations with the Research Triangle Park industries, and interdisciplinary work in disciplines from business to education.

Equipping students to thrive academically and socially; student success is at the heart of our university.

You Matter

Equipping students to thrive academically and socially; student success is at the heart of our university.

Making a measurable difference in the lives of our neighbors throughout the Triangle region of North Carolina.

Service to the Community

Making a measurable difference in the lives of our neighbors throughout the Triangle region of North Carolina.

Steeped in a rich history, the City of Medicine thrives as a center for innovation, entrepreneurship, and diverse cultural outlets.

Connection to Durham

Steeped in a rich history, the City of Medicine thrives as a center for innovation, entrepreneurship, and diverse cultural outlets.

Committed to embracing a wide range of ideas, people, and communities, NCCU is a campus with a welcoming environment for all.

Diversity and Inclusion

Committed to embracing a wide range of ideas, people, and communities, NCCU is a campus with a welcoming environment for all.

With 15 Division I sports and Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship-winning teams, NCCU Eagles soar on and off their fields of play.

Division 1 Athletics

With 15 Division I sports and Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship-winning teams, NCCU Eagles soar on and off their fields of play.

Student Emergency Relief Fund

In response to the Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) crisis, NCCU has established a student emergency relief fund to support the short-term financial needs of NCCU students who are facing extenuating circumstances related to housing, food and other vital resources. Please consider making an immediate impact today with a gift of any amount!

NCCU Now: An Eagle Tradition

Take a closer look at our campus via the pages of NCCU Now magazine. We’ll introduce you to our outstanding students, faculty, and staff who are making a difference in the world and turn the spotlight on alumni, including an interview with Ferguson, Mo., Police Chief Jason Armstrong.

Top-Ranked Programs and World-Class Faculty

As one of the nation’s preeminent community-engaged universities, we have produced leaders who are in touch with the world around them for more than 109 years. Students can discover NCCU’s competitive educational opportunities and graduate positioned for success in a number of industries.

Leading the Way

Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D., was elected as the 12th Chancellor of North Carolina Central University on June 26, 2017. Through his leadership, Dr. Akinleye has worked to expand the university’s academic partnerships, including new agreements with community colleges, and introduced to the campus a robust online, distance-education program (NCCU Online), K-12 initiatives, and a security strategy to increase safety for campus constituents.

Our Community

Miranda Clinton with show host Thomas “Nephew Tommy” Miles

Miranda Clinton

Junior history major Miranda Clinton seized the opportunity to demonstrate her knowledge of African American history and culture on the March 21 episode of Bounce TV’s Black College Quiz Show.

Shauntae Brown White, Ph.D.

Shauntae Brown White, Ph.D.

Extraordinary efforts by Department of Mass Communication Associate Professor Shauntae Brown White, Ph.D., earned special recognition from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.

Tressie McMillan Cottom, Ph.D.

Tressie McMillan Cottom, Ph.D.

NCCU alumna Tressie McMillan Cottom, Ph.D., was recently honored for her many efforts in sociology.

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