Topics: UNC-Pembroke

Location: Pembroke, N.C.

Type: four-year, public

Year founded: 1887

Total enrollment (fall 2014): 6,251

Undergraduate enrollment: 5,429

Undergraduate applicants (fall 2013): 2,811

Acceptance rate: 70.7 percent

Graduation rate (after four years, 2013): 15 percent

In-state undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-15): $5,287

Sports nickname: Braves


UNC-system happenings Aug. 26, 2016

Zoe Woodell Locklear, UNC-Pembroke provost and vice chancellor of Academic Affairs, has announced her retirement, effective June 30, 2017.

Universities aid the new majority

When Thomas Lindsay first heard then Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s call for college degrees costing a total of $10,000, he had his doubts.

UNC-system happenings for Oct. 26

Sixteen students from UNC-Pembroke lent a helping hand to three families in South Carolina who were affected by the early October flooding.

UNC-system happenings for Sept. 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.

Gay marriage discouraged within American Indian tribes

Celebrations from this summer’s landmark decision on same-sex marriage haven’t quite reached all corners of the 50 states — specifically American Indian lands.

UNC-system happenings for August 18

400 middle schoolers to explore STEM fields at N.C. A&T

Middle school minority boys will be working with local innovators at N.C.

UNC-system happenings for Jan. 21, 2015

Part of an update on UNC-system schools.

UNC-system happenings for Sept. 15, 2014

A regular update on UNC-system schools.

UNC-system happenings for September 2, 2014

A recent report analyzing poverty in the U.S. put four North Carolina cities among the top 15 urban areas with the fastest growing number of poverty-stricken residents.

UNC-system happenings for August 19, 2014

Around 400 people attended a peaceful protest Monday at N.C. Agricultural and Technical State University over the Aug. 9 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

Schools near Fort Bragg see big GI Bill numbers

Fayetteville State University and UNC-Pembroke, both located close to the state’s largest military base, Fort Bragg, have the highest number of students that receive financial aid from the GI Bill, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

UNC system not alone in reviewing out-of-state enrollment

The UNC Board of Governors might slacken a long-standing rein on admitting out-of-state students to UNC-system campuses next year, joining a nationwide debate among universities on nonresident enrollment.

Standardized test could ?become required

UNC-system students might have to add one more test to their planners if a pilot program administered next year is successful.

NC A&T exceeds out-of-state student cap


A UNC-system proposal to raise the out-of-state enrollment cap has found an unexpected proponent — one of the system’s smaller schools. At their January meeting, some Board of Governors members supported raising the 18 percent cap on out-of-state and international student enrollment in discussions about the system’s proposed five-year strategic plan.