How much does North Carolina Central University cost?

North Carolina Central University Cost of Attendance
In-state $6,464
Out-of-state $19,171
On-Campus Room and Board $10,250
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,532
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $11,390
$30,000-$48,000 $12,563
$48,000-$75,000 $15,878
$75,000-$110,000 $11,390
Over $110,000 $20,600

North Carolina Central University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $9,058
Federal Grants 78% $6,244
Pell grants 77% $5,270
Other federal grants 15% $3,528
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 64% $2,495
Institutional grants or scholarships 82% $3,081
Student loan aid 87% $6,745
Federal student loans 87% $7,466
Other student loans $2,750

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

North Carolina Central University Admissions

What is North Carolina Central University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 47%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 65% of applicants
SAT Reading 450-530
SAT Math 450-520
SAT Writing 380-460
ACT Submissions 34% of applicants
Composite Score 17-20

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North Carolina Central University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 6355
Living on campus 15%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

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Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

North Carolina Central University Graduation Success

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About North Carolina Central University


1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Large City
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