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North Carolina Central University Student Life

North Carolina Central University is on a 115-acre campus in an urban setting in Durham, North Carolina, not far from Raleigh. There are many activities and organizations for North Carolina Central University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

North Carolina Central University also has fraternities and sororities.

North Carolina Central University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Convocation.

North Carolina Central University Housing

North Carolina Central University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most North Carolina Central University students live off campus. In 2021, 32% of undergrads at North Carolina Central University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 68% of students lived off-campus or commuted to North Carolina Central University. There are 2,850 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,067 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,5 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

North Carolina Central University offers coed housing and .

Safety at North Carolina Central University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

North Carolina Central University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The North Carolina Central University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

North Carolina Central University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to North Carolina Central University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to North Carolina Central University, take Interstate 40 to Durham, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Raleigh-Durham International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in North Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore North Carolina Central University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

North Carolina Central University Students

69%

Women

31%

Men

82%

Full Time

18%

Part Time

Ethnicity

77%

7%

6%

5%

2%

1%

0.36%

0.21%

Undergraduate Students

6,067

Graduate Students

2,011

Non-Resident / International Students

13

North Carolina Central University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,078

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

38%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,629

Out-of-State

$19,336

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Oct 1
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