N.C. Central University

Location: Durham, N.C.

Type: four-year, public

Year founded: 1910

Total enrollment (fall 2014): 8,155

Undergraduate enrollment: 6,369

Undergraduate applicants (fall 2011): 6,369

Acceptance rate: 61 percent

Graduation rate (after four years, 2010): 14.8 percent

Sports nickname: Eagles

In-state undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-15): $3,450.57

Website: www.nccu.edu

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Moral Monday arrestees weigh legal options

Court officials in Wake County are looking to simplify the aftermath of nearly 1,000 people being arrested over the dozen Moral Monday protests this summer — but some UNC-affiliated arrestees say they are hesitant to comply.

NCCU could expel 500 for low grades

New academic standards at N.C. Central University have put more than 500 students in jeopardy of being kicked out of school. As many as 519 students at the university are on a warning list because they do not have a 1.9 GPA. The new requirement is part of an incremental policy to help improve the school’s academic standing.

The marching bands of NCCU (pictured) and WCU were chosen to perform in the 2011 Rose Parade. Photo courtesy of NCCU

Local bands chosen for 2011 Rose Parade

Two N.C. university marching bands have been invited to the 2011 Rose Parade, one of the most prestigious parades a college marching band can participate in.The parade, which takes place before the Rose Bowl game each year in Pasadena, Calif., is watched by about 40 million people on TV and another million in person.

Schools outline Tomorrow goals

When the 17 UNC-system campuses were asked to respond by May with their plans to complete the goal that system President Erskine Bowles gave them in December, some campus task forces didn't think it would be possible to complete that goal.