North Carolina Central University

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University in Durham, North Carolina
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About North Carolina Central University

According to Wikipedia, North Carolina Central University , a state-supported liberal arts institution, is a public, historically black university in Durham, North Carolina. Founded by Dr. James E. Shepard in affiliation with the Chautauqua movement in 1909, it was supported by private funds from both Northern and Southern philanthropists. It was made part of the state system in 1923, when it first received state funding and was renamed as Durham State Normal School. It added graduate classes in arts and sciences and professional schools in law and library science in the late 1930s and 1940s.

North Carolina Central University's Online Degrees

North Carolina Central University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
7,49687%52%97018

How Much Does North Carolina Central University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$3,728$2,901

How Much Do North Carolina Central University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from North Carolina Central University, then you can expect to earn an average of $35,300 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

North Carolina Central University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
6,8735,6491,224

Where is North Carolina Central University?

North Carolina Central University is located at 1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham NC 27707

How Safe is North Carolina Central University?

North Carolina Central University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is North Carolina Central University Known For?

North Carolina Central University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

North Carolina Central University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are North Carolina Central University's Most Influential Alumni?

North Carolina Central University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Law, and Mathematics. Here are some of North Carolina Central University's most famous alumni:

Barry Black
Barry Black
A United States Navy admiral and Seventh-Day Adventist minister.
Eddie Long
An African-American Baptist megachurch pastor .
André Leon Talley
André Leon Talley
An American journalist .
Norman B. Anderson
An American psychologist.
Julius L. Chambers
Julius L. Chambers
An American lawyer.
Tressie McMillan Cottom
Tressie McMillan Cottom
An American writer, sociologist, and professor.
William Thomas Fletcher
An American mathematician.
Ernie Barnes
Ernie Barnes
An African-American painter .
Nikki Turner
An American author.
William Barber II
A Civil rights leader from North Carolina.
Julian Pierce
An American lawyer.
9th Wonder
9th Wonder
An American hip hop producer.

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