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North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC


About This Campus

Bachelors degrees in more than 100 fields of study and graduate degrees in an estimated 40 disciplines. State-of-the-art biotechnology research institute, which collaborates with pharmacy and biotech companies in the Research Triangle Park. Specialized Programming Institute for Homeland Security and Workforce Development, Biomanufacturing, Nursing, Education, Law, Business and Hospitality and Tourism. Strong historical presence nation’s first public liberal arts institution founded for African-Americans. Faculty is highly respected in their field of study.

2021/2022 Placement

Home Payment

2022/2023 Placement

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Fast Facts

Location | Durham
Population | 290,874
Enrollment | 8,207
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | N/A
Term Dates
Fall | 08/19-12/11
Spring | 01/13-05/06

Campus Diversity

1st Nation/Native | 0%
Asian | 0%
Black | 83%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Hispanic/Latino | 6%
Two or more | 6%
White | 3%
Other | 2%
International | 0%
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RegistrationClosed Programs

Access to Business and Education courses limited. Social work courses available only to students from campuses with accredited Social Work programs.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Criminal Justice
  • History
  • Hospitality Management

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

  • Accounting
  • African American Studies
  • African Studies
  • American Studies
  • Apparel/Fashion Design
  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  • Athletic Training
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Broadcasting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Management
  • Ceramic Art/Ceramics
  • Chemistry
  • Community Health
  • Computer Engineering
  • Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Drawing
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Earth Science
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • European Studies
  • Food Science
  • Geography
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • International Business
  • Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Middle School Education
  • Latin American Studies
  • Literature
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Military Sciences
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Music Management
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Painting
  • Performing Arts: Voice
  • Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Recreation Management
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Sports Management/Administration
  • Studio Art
  • Turfgrass Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Women and Gender Studies


GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.50 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Preferred
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Only available at March conference
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 01/08/19

  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 18

Financial Aid - Home Payment
For eligible Home Payment students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee $200.00 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Housing Deposit $150.00 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
ID Card $10.00 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Parking Fee $300.00 Year Plan A & B Optional
Orientation Fee $150.00 Year Plan A Mandatory
Mailbox Fee $15 Year Plan A Mandatory

Important Notes: No activity, athletic, technology health insurance or transportation fees.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 01/08/19

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • On-Campus Housing
  • 33% living on campus
  • Suite: $4223.00
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • Students must live on campus
  • Maximum housing reserved for women: 3
  • Maximum housing reserved for men: 3
Off-Campus Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $650.00
  • Proximity to campus: 3
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
On campus amenities. Opened in Fall 2011. Chidley North Residence Hall houses 517 students in corridor and suite style accommodations. The hall offers laundry kitchen and study room on each floor. There are lounges in every wing and a classroom and computer lab on the second floor. WiFi throughout.

Meal Plans

Notes About Meal Plans
21 meal plan allows 250 flex dollars. 14 meal R plan allows 325 flex dollars. 14 meal plan S allows 250 flex dollars.


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Figures per Semester are current as of 01/08/19


  • Health records due by: May 1
  • Home campus copy acceptable

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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