North Carolina Central UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Durham, North Carolina Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$6,534

Avg in-state tuition

$19,241

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Durham, North Carolina. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,011, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 68%. The university offers 33 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 49%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,534, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $19,241.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

68% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 68%

Retention Rate 76%

Graduation Rate 49%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 890-1050

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-19

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

70%

Female Student Population

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

8k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

74%

White

11%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

5%

Unknown

2%

Asian

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

72% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

73%

State Grant Aid

59%

Institution Grant Aid

75%

Pell Grant

72%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $6,212
State Grant Aid $3,505
Institution Grant Aid $3,604
Pell Grant Aid $5,230

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships