North Carolina Central University

Acceptance Rate 87 %
SAT Average 930
Tuition & Fees $19,336
Student Population 8,078
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,329

Academic Overview

North Carolina Central University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Durham, North Carolina. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $6,629 for North Carolina residents and $19,336 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,078 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 87% and the graduation rate is 52% last year.
The salary after graduation from North Carolina Central University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $35,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of North Carolina Central University are $6,629 for North Carolina residents and $19,336 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $7,641 for in-state students and $20,595 for out-of-state students.
North Carolina Central University 2021 Tuition & Fees
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at North Carolina Central. The acceptance rate of North Carolina Central is 87% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18%. The average graduation rate is 52% and the transfer-out rate is 27%. The average received amount of financial aid is $9,329 and 83% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,078 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for North Carolina Central University is 87 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for North Carolina Central University is 52 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for North Carolina Central University is 27 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for North Carolina Central University is 82 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for North Carolina Central University is 8,078
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for North Carolina Central University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,329 at North Carolina Central University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

North Carolina Central offers 65 major programs through online and on-site education where 22 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree339
Post Bachelor's Degree11
Master's Degree2912
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

North Carolina Central University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,901)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,862)

Veterans Benefits

North Carolina Central University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges