North Carolina Central University Overview


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Located in Durham, North Carolina, North Carolina Central University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.

In the most recent statistical year 7,651 prospective students applied, and 5,040 were granted admission. Of those admitted 1,108 enrolled in the school. 6,522 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,489 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2015/2016, excluding room and board, is $3,555 plus fees of $2,200.

North Carolina Central University is ranked 1168 nationally in the tonbori.info 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from North Carolina Central University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. North Carolina Central University is worse than average in terms of graduating students.

4 Years

15% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

31% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

38% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199157 IPEDS survey data for North Carolina Central University.

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