Undergraduate Admissions

As an Eagle, you will receive a strong academic background, encouragement, and support to take flight and soar at North Carolina Central University.

Fall 2024 Out-of-State Waitlist Information

NCCU Admissions is currently unable to accept additional deposits for out-of-state students in the Fall 2024 class. To further assist you, we have identified a range of options below to help you navigate your next steps.

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At NCCU, you will find a rich history, sloping hills, verdant green, innovative academic offerings and engaging student life.

Here, you can achieve your academic and career goals and collaborate with outstanding students and scholars.

Virtual Admission Resources

Thank you for your interest in North Carolina Central University. While in-person options are available, we want to offer you virtual resources in our efforts to provide additional support to communicate, meet, and collaborate with our prospective students and families.  

Here, you can achieve your academic and career goals and take advantage of meeting and collaborating with other outstanding students and scholars.

North Carolina Central University Campus Tours

The health, safety and well-being of our campus community, and our visitors, are of paramount importance to our institution. We are excited to welcome you back to NCCU’S Sloping Hills and Verdant Green Campus Tour Experience led by one of our Student Eagle Ambassadors.

Learn more about our on-campus tour experiences at https://eaglepromise.nccu.edu/tourpicker.asp.

For all campus tour-related inquiries, please contact [email protected].


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Admissions Resources

Check Your Status (Undergraduates)

You can monitor and check the status of your application by logging into your Eagle Promise portal anytime, day or night. 


Take flight and soar through NCCU with our Undergraduate Viewbook!

Residency Process

Are you an in-state applicant? If so, make sure you learn about our residency process.

NCCU Roadmap

Are you a senior in high school and want to SOAR at NCCU? Explore the NCCU Roadmap to Admissions and Enrollment to take your next steps on becoming an eagle.

Academic Brochure

Check out our academic brochure to find out more about the academic degrees offered at NCCU!

Veteran Affairs

The NCCU Veterans Affairs (VA) office aims to provide a smooth transition from the military to college life for veterans, service members, and dependents.

Scholarships and Student/Financial Aid

Our top priority is ensuring that our students leverage every available opportunity for financial aid and scholarships to support their academic journey.


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When you join our campus community, you will have the opportunity to engage in a variety of academic, civic, and research opportunities.

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Applicants from North Carolina Cooperative Innovative High Schools receive special consideration in admission to University of North Carolina System universities based on North Carolina law.

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Whether you are a transfer student, a mature student, or a returning student working on a second degree, we are thrilled that you are interested in continuing your education at NCCU.

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Anyone who has completed his or her education outside of the United States is considered an international applicant irrespective of citizenship or residency. If you will require an F1 visa to study in the United States, then you are considered an international student for tuition purposes and an international applicant.

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Second bachelor's degree-seeking applicants are individuals who have earned the equivalent of a US bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university either in the US or abroad.

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Once an Eagle, always an Eagle! We are eager to have you return to North Carolina Central University to complete your program. Once you have completed your online undergraduate application for readmission, the readmission counselor will contact you via email within seven to ten business days.

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Individuals not seeking a degree but desiring to take a limited number of undergraduate courses may be admitted as unclassified, non-degree seeking students.

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Choosing NCCU Online means that you can earn your degree in a way that fits your lifestyle.

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The mission of NCCU's Law School is to provide a high-quality, personalized, practice-oriented, and affordable legal education to historically underrepresented students from diverse backgrounds, all in an effort to increase diversity in the legal profession.

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Admissions FAQs

View all the FAQs from Admissions.

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Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is a tool to utilize for informational purposes when the reader wishes to make an inquiry regarding campus safety.

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