North Carolina Central University

1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 530-6100

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 925

Type: Public 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $5,526.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $18,868.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $30,283.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4860 1567 7353
Percent admitted 43.22% 40.25% 44.78%
Percent admitted who enrolled 19.03% 21.51% 8.0%
Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 400 480
SAT Math 410 480
SAT Writing 380 460
ACT Composite 17 20
ACT English 15 20
ACT Math 16 21
ACT Writing

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 97%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 77%
Average Federal Grant $5,074.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 77%
Average state aid $2,644.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 67%
Average institutional aid $2,686.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 89%
Average student loan $7,441.00
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Art/art Studies
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration and Management
Chemistry Teacher Education
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Computer Science
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Curriculum and Instruction
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Education/Teaching of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities
Education/Teaching of Individuals With Vision Impairments Including Blindness
Educational/Instructional Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
Geology/Earth Science
Health and Physical Education/Fitness
Health Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Hospitality Administration/Management
Information Science/Studies
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Library and Information Science
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Political Science and Government
Public Administration
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious/Sacred Music
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

North Carolina Central University Scholarships

Church-CCU Matching Grant
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending the Colorado Christian University. Students church must make a scholarship contribution on the student's behalf and CCU will match the contribution. Church contribution must be received by October 13. more...
Colorado Christian University Grant
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Colorado Christian University. Applicants must have financial need. Students must file the FAFSA. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Stephen's Scholarship
Scholarship for continuing undergraduate students attending the Colorado Christian University. Awards are for students who would not otherwise be able to pursue their education at CCU. Applicants must have attended CCU a minimum of two semesters. Selection is based on academic performance, character, Christian service, and financial need. Number of awards may vary. more...
First Generation Minority Student Scholarship
Scholarship for minority undergraduate students whose parents did not attend college enrolling at Colorado Christian University. Applicants must have financial need. Students must file the FAFSA. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...

North Carolina Scholarships

H. Ray Pullium Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Wake Forest University. Selection based on academic achievements and financial need. Preference given to applicants who from a North Carolina Baptist Children's Home. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
Richard M. Arnold Scholarship
Scholarship for residents of North Carolina who are undergraduate students enrolled at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College or Southwestern Community College and are pursuing studies in Radiologic Technology. Applicant must have completed at least one year of coursework. Selection based on academic achievement (GPA, class rank, SAT/ACT scores), financial need, strong moral character, participation in school activities, community service, extracurricular activites, and work experience. Nonrenewable. more...
Physical Education-Coaching Scholarship Fund (PEC)
Scholarship for North Carolina residents who are college juniors or seniors enrolled full-time at a postsecondary institution in North Carolina majoring in Education. Students must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and plan to teach full-time and be head coach or assistant coach in a public school in North Carolina. This is a forgiveable loan, students must work full-time as teachers and coaches or assistant coaches in North Carolina public schools one year for each year of award. Due date and number of awards may vary. Renewable. more...
Southeast Regional Scholarship
Annual award for college juniors or seniors enrolled in an accredited Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, or Ashville, North Carolina institute pursuing studies leading to a career in the Television Industry. Selection based on career goals and experience in the television industry. Nonrenewable. more...
North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending North Carolina State University who are majoring in Horticultural Science. Selection based on academic achievement, potential, career goals, and extracurricular activities. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary. Nonrenewable. more...

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