Topics: 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
August 21, 2017
The controversy over the fate of the UNC Center for Civil Rights' ability to litigate dominated the UNC Board of Governors’ agenda in the past few meetings, but the university system managed to stay busy this summer.
March 07, 2017
Between Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ comments and an executive order issued Feb. 28, historically black colleges and universities are in the national spotlight.
February 12, 2017
The exhibit “Soft Diplomacy: Quilting Cultural Diplomacy in Liberia” will be on display at Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum through May 5.
October 25, 2015
Sixteen students from UNC-Pembroke lent a helping hand to three families in South Carolina who were affected by the early October flooding.
September 11, 2015
Laverne Cox to speak at NCCU
Laverne Cox, an Emmy-nominated transgender actress and the first trans woman of color to play a leading role on mainstream television, will give a speech at N.C.
March 02, 2015
Gene Nichol is a man who won’t be moved.
November 24, 2014
Appalachian State University has experienced three student deaths this semester — two of which happened in the last 11 days.
September 25, 2014
UNC-Greensboro is following in the footsteps of UNC-CH and Duke University on sexual assault prevention, launching a new program this fall to address interpersonal violence on campus.
September 08, 2014
Winston-Salem State University might have a new chancellor in less than a week.
September 18, 2013
North Carolina has 11 four-year public and private HBCUs — the most in the country — but fewer HBCU students in the state are able to afford four-plus years of college, in part due to the latest flurry of state funding cuts to the UNC system and decreased financial aid.
August 15, 2013
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.
April 14, 2013
Three N.C. universities were on lockdown last week after gunmen were reportedly spotted on each campus — but outcomes ranged from a student being shot to an umbrella being mistaken for a rifle.
February 19, 2013
The history of jazz was on display in Hill Hall Auditorium Tuesday night, with the North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra splitting the genre into five sets.
February 11, 2013
Whether in Washington, D.C., or in the private sector, North Carolina Central University’s new chancellor has always been on the cutting edge of higher education.
February 27, 2012
After a report on academic degree duplication last year failed to find concrete proposals for restructuring academic programs, several UNC-system schools are taking on the task themselves.
April 11, 2011
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.
November 30, 2009
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.
August 19, 2008
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.