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Grounded in a legacy of 111 years of excellence, NCCU offers top-ranked programs in disciplines including the sciences, law, business and education.

COVID-19 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.

NCCU Now Magazine Summer 2021

Dive into the summer 2021 issue of NCCU Now magazine to learn how Eagles Coach LeVelle Moton led his team through a season beset by challenges of the pandemic; relive moments in university history, from 1980 to present; follow the journey of a young alumnus and geospatial specialist who turned coastal yearnings into a new career; and more!

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

Community Service
The Washington Post
A teacher learned one of her students might go hungry over winter break. She now feeds thousands of kids each year.
NCCU Nursing Grad Christicel Okeke
HBCU Lifestyle
Cost-Effective Care for Women of Color: An NCCU Nursing Graduate’s Goal
Football
ESPN
Miller sparks NC Central past Delaware State in MEAC opener
NCCU Law School
The American Bar Association
Law school opportunities emerge in changing legal landscape
Student walking past NCCU letters
HRTech Series
Enviva Partners With Historically Black Colleges And Universities To Grow Career Opportunities For African Americans In Renewable Energy
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Newark Times
HBCU Invesco Legacy Classic Week - New Jersey Alumni of Hampton U, Howard U & NCCU “Fun”-Raise for Student Scholarships

 

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.

Our Community

Ashley Sherman

Ashley Sherman

NCCU nursing major Ashley Sherman has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by the North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to community engagement.

Candace Bailey, Ph.D.

Candace Bailey, Ph.D.

NCCU Music Professor Candace Bailey, Ph.D., has received a Fulbright Specialist Program award from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Leonardo Williams

Leonardo Williams

Leonardo Williams, ’05, ’15, was recently elected to the Ward III Durham City Council seat. A local small-business owner, Williams hopes to translate first-hand entrepreneurial experience into positive change and greater prosperity for the Durham community.

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North Carolina Central University's Day of Giving will take place on March 1, 2022.

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