North Carolina Central University is a public institution that was started in 1910. It has a undergraduate enrollment of 6,101, its environment is urban, and the campus size is 135 acres. It uses a semester-based academic year. Its in-state tuition/fees are $6,629; out-of-state tuition/fees are $19,336
North Carolina Central University was started as the National Religious Training School and Chautauqua for the Colored Race. Today, the HBCU in Durham has a student body of about 80 percent African-American learners. The NCCU Eagles sports teams participate in the NCAA Division I Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. While freshmen aren’t required to live on campus, those who choose to are only a few miles away from downtown Durham, as well as Duke University.
As part of the University of North Carolina System, NCCU is a state school that is committed to research, operating a variety of centers and institutes, including the Juvenile Justice Institute and the Institute for Civic Engagement and Social Change. Graduate learners can check out programs at the North Carolina Central School of Law, School of Business and School of Library and Information Sciences, among other academic departments. Notable alumni of North Carolina Central University include former “Vogue” editor-at-large André Leon Talley and Olympic gold medalist Larry Black.