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Quick Facts

Chancellor: Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye

Student Enrollment:
Number of Students: 8,207
Undergraduates: 6,434
Graduate / Professional: 1,773
Student Profile: 75% African-American, 10% White, 6% Hispanic

2017 Freshman-to-Sophomore Retention: 82%

Campus-housed Undergraduates: 30%

Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Average Class Size: 23.3

Number of Degrees Offered: 81
Bachelor's: 32
Master's: 27
Certificates: 20
Doctoral: 1

Number of Degrees Awarded Fall 2018: 1,012

Top Undergraduate Degree Programs:

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Top Graduate Degree Programs:

  1. Law
  2. Master of Public Administration
  3. Master Social Work

Number of Buildings: 64

Number of Registered Student Organizations: 135

Number of Honor Societies: 8

Athletic Conference: NCAA Division I MEAC (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference): There are 310 student-athletes who compete in 14 NCAA Division I sports in the MEAC.

Tuition and Fees (per academic year):
Undergraduate In-State: $9,052
Undergraduate Out of State: $21,759

Graduate In-State: $18,738 (excluding JD, MBA, MIS, MPA and PhD)
Graduate Out of State: 41,410 (excluding JD, MBA, MIS, MPA and PhD)

Employees: 1,397
Faculty: 578
Staff: 819


NCCU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, education specialist, and doctoral degrees.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of NCCU.

Service Projects

NCCU was the first UNC System campus to require community service for graduation, and we have gained national recognition from the Carnegie Foundation as a community-engaged university.


NCCU complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all programs and activities (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) in the University's educational programs and activities. For additional resources or to file a Title IX complaint, visit the NCCU's Title IX webpage.
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