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Preparing for Success in a Global Marketplace

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

2021 Ultimate Homecoming Experience

Get ready for the return of the Ultimate Homecoming Experience, Oct. 31 – Nov. 6, with multiple events for students, faculty and staff, alumni and friends!

Crush COVID Competition

 

The competition is on between NCCU and N.C. A&T State University to crush COVID-19 from July 1 to Sept. 17, 2021! The university with the most campus members vaccinated will receive bragging rights and a trophy at the Eagle-Aggie Football Game on Sept. 25, 2021.

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.

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

 

National Science Foundation Invests $50 Million in Two University-Based Quantum Science Institutes
(Forbes)

Penn State Partners with Two Universities for Diversity in Materials Research
(The National Tribune)

North Carolina Central Sends Message in Shifting MEAC Landscape
(Sports Illustrated)

TNT Teams with Michael B. Jordan & WME Sports to Air HBCU Men’s College Basketball Showcase
(Yahoo! Entertainment)

College Athletes Are Doubling as Competitive Gamers after the COVID-19 Pandemic Halted Some College Sports Last Year
(Market Insider)

Trainees Explore Biomedical Careers during NIEHS Symposium
(Environmental Factor)

 

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

2021 HBCU Scholars

Efhe Ikharo and Derrick Stanfield

NCCU junior Efhe Ikharo and senior Derrick Stanfield have been named as 2021 HBCU Scholars by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a program that recognizes outstanding student performance in higher education.

Charles Johnson, Ph.D

Charles Denton Johnson, Ph.D.

NCCU Department of History Assistant Professor Charles Denton Johnson, Ph.D., will be the principal investigator on a $148,817 grant from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to document the history of the Bragtown community in Durham.

Kevonne Holloway

Kevonne Holloway

Kevonne Holloway, ’00, was recently named managing director for Global Education, Reference and Continuity at Elsevier, an international leader in medical, and scientific information and analytics.

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