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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

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.

Location Information

We are centrally located in Durham, NC, a part of the Research Triangle Park (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill). Durham is notated as being the "City of Medicine" as healthcare is a major industry including more than 300 medical and healthcare related companies and medical practices. Duke University is less than 5 miles from NCCU.

Helpful Information

North Carolina Central University is a HBCU. Once you are accepted to NCCU through NSE you will be afforded direct access to a counselor who will guide you seamlessly through the process. If you choose to live off campus there is access to public transportation. Students at NCCU are immersed into the culture with access to unlimited resources and opportunities.
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Home Payment |Limited
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2025-2026 Chance of Placement
Home Payment |Good
Understand Chances of Placement


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... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Preferred
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will NOT accept

Tuition / Finances

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

Finances Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 18

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial 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
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

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 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.


Campus Links


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


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