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UNC Pembroke Student Life

UNC Pembroke is on a 281-acre campus in a rural setting in Pembroke, North Carolina, not far from 31 miles from Fayetteville. UNC Pembroke has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

UNC Pembroke also has fraternities and sororities.

UNC Pembroke has a thriving Graduate Student Organization. In fact, more students participate in Graduate Student Organization than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at UNC Pembroke include Health Careers Club, Active Minds Braves Chapter, Biology Club and Spectrum.

UNC Pembroke students' favorite campus events are BraveNation Bash, Social Distance and Tie-Dye and Spring Involvement Fair.

UNC Pembroke Housing

UNC Pembroke offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most UNC Pembroke students live off campus. In 2021, 29% of undergrads at UNC Pembroke lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 71% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UNC Pembroke. There are 2,331 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,436 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,819 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UNC Pembroke offers coed housing and .

UNC Pembroke Athletics

At UNC Pembroke there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UNC Pembroke:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Is UNC Pembroke Safe?

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.

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

UNC Pembroke 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 UNC Pembroke

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 UNC Pembroke, take I-95 N to Pembroke, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Fayetteville Airport 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 UNC Pembroke's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

UNC Pembroke Students

61%

Women

39%

Men

77%

Full Time

23%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

37%

30%

14%

8%

6%

1%

1%

1%

0.06%

Undergraduate Students

6,436

Graduate Students

1,826

Non-Resident / International Students

95

UNC Pembroke Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 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

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,262

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

91%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,490

Out-of-State

$7,490

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

May 1
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