The University of North Carolina at Pembroke requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. UNC Pembroke accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, UNC Pembroke has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 42% of students who start college at UNC Pembroke finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
UNC Pembroke offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: UNC Pembroke may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
UNC Pembroke has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with UNC Pembroke directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, UNC Pembroke students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UNC Pembroke.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
UNC Pembroke does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at UNC Pembroke
UNC Pembroke offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ UNC Pembroke offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ UNC Pembroke has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ UNC Pembroke offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ UNC Pembroke offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at UNC Pembroke.
❌ Students at UNC Pembroke are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Mary Livermore Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
UNC Pembroke does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does UNC Pembroke have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
UNC Pembroke has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UNC Pembroke include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
•an Air Force branch unit on campus
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