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Preparing for Success in a Global Marketplace

Grounded in a legacy of 112 years of excellence, NCCU offers top-ranked programs in disciplines including the sciences, law, business and education.

Cheer on NCCU Football at the Cricket Celebration Bowl!

Congratulations to the NCCU Football Team for clinching the 2022 MEAC Football Championship title and trip to the Cricket Celebration Bowl. Join us in Atlanta on Dec. 17, 12 p.m., as we cheer on the Eagles in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. 

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Amazon Career Choice

NCCU is the first historically Black college and university in North Carolina to be selected as an Amazon Career Choice partner. Amazon’s hourly employees will now have access to our award-winning undergraduate and graduate degree programs in more than 140 fields and disciplines, ranging from business administration to health sciences.

The Eagle Promise

The Eagle Promise is like no other: We confidently commit to your academic success and promise that you will be prepared in a one-of-a-kind environment that empowers you to champion your future.

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.

NCCU in the News

Cricket Celebration Bowl | MEAC - SWAC
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MEAC Champion North Carolina Central Eagles to Play in the Cricket Celebration Bowl for the Second Time, Dec. 17 in Atlanta,
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Blood Test That Diagnoses Alzheimer's Years Before Symptoms Develop Could Be on Horizon
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Legendary Hip-Hop Producer Gifts NCCU Hoops Team KD15 Sneakers
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Codetta Biosciences and North Carolina Central University Receive $2M Grant from the North Carolina Collaboratory
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Catherine Edmonds, Ed.D., Tanya Bass, Ph.D., and Joan Packenham, Ph.D., opened the WHA event with exercise and dance.
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Women’s Health Awareness Event Focuses on Health and Career Readiness

 

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.

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 110 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.

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