School of Graduate Studies


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Welcome to the School of Graduate Studies

The School of Graduate Studies prepares professionals to advance in their careers while working alongside faculty and professionals to develop strategic critical-thinking skills. 

Selecting the right graduate program for your educational and professional goals is key. View our graduate programs, learn how to apply and stay informed with the latest updates.


Graduate Degree Programs

Graduate study at North Carolina Central University provides qualified individuals seeking advanced degrees with a broader, deeper and more thorough acquaintance with scholarship and research in their chosen field.

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Graduate Admissions

Applications for admission to Graduate School at NCCU can be submitted online using the online application system, making application a pain-free process! 

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International Applicants

The deadline dates and process for international applicants are different. Learn more about how you should apply for graduate admissions.

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North Carolina Residency for Tuition Purposes

If you intend to claim North Carolina Residency for tuition purposes (meaning you expect to pay the in-state tuition rate), please be advised that residency is no longer determined by universities in the UNC System. 

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Doctoral Professional Practice Students


Doctoral Research and Scholarship Students

Funding your graduate education is as important as selecting the right graduate program. NCCU offers enrolled students financial support through graduate assistantships and tuition awards and remissions.

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Assistantships involve providing instructional support, administrative support or supervised teaching or research to the University.

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NCCU offers financial assistance in the form of Graduate Tuition Awards and Graduate Tuition Remissions.

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Additional sources of funding include scholarships, loans and grants, providing a variety of ways to fund your future!

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Graduate Student Association

The Graduate Student Association is your voice on campus! Connect with us to learn about the many resources available to you and our upcoming events.

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Professional Development

As part of its mission, the NCCU School of Graduate Studies provides professional development programs to help graduate students "Take the Lead" on their career paths. 

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