Two state-of-the-art research institutes, collaborations with the Research Triangle Park industries, and interdisciplinary work in disciplines from business to education.
North Carolina Central University
Braced by History, Making the Future
Transform your life at NC Central — then transform the world.
For more than a century, NC Central has prepared students to transform communities.
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.
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Five major capital projects are underway at NCCU, including a new student center, a new School of Business, and three residence halls that together will change the campus landscape.
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.
School of Business Students
Students from North Carolina Central University took first place in the Hewlett-Packard (HP) Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Business Challenge held on Nov. 21, 2019. The event required teams to compete by solving business problems involving technology.
Jennifer Barrow, PhD
School of Education Assistant Professor Jennifer Barrow’s expertise and excellence in education has earned her an award from the North Carolina School Counseling Association.
Anthony Jenkins, PhD
Coppin State University has named a North Carolina Central University Eagle as leader of its enterprise. Anthony Jenkins, PhD., ’95, was appointed president of the institution and will begin in his new role on May 26, 2020.
The NCCU Office of Alumni Relations will begin accepting applications.
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) basketball tournament.
The annual Graduate and Undergraduate Research Symposium will showcase NCCU student's advanced skills with presentations of research findings.