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North Carolina Central University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,124 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 17 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

67% Women
33% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $110,257)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $71,058)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 25 24 - -
Baseball 28 - - -
Basketball 24 17 - -
Bowling - 5 - -
Football 122 - - -
Golf 13 - - -
Softball - 22 - -
Tennis 9 7 - -
Volleyball - 12 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 76.9%
Hispanic 1.7%
Non-resident alien 0.7%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 6.9%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 12.1%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 2
Drug Law Violation 6
Liquor Law Violation 4
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 22
Reviews Dorm Life
  • c/o 2016 student
  • 4
  • All the dorms (we call them residence halls) have kitchens, multi-purpose rooms, computer labs, and of course an office. The residences of each hall are normally of the same classification.…

  • Dec-28-2012 Read More
  • Adarian from Raleigh, NC
  • 5
  • I never stayed on campus because I'm from Raleigh. I have had friends whom I've visited who enjoyed their dormitory. They are mostly renovated and clean. Chidley (an upperclassman dorm)…

  • Aug-19-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Nyjia from Charlotte, NC
  • May-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Food is decent. It really depends on what kind of food you are used to. There is a good variety from day to day.

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  • 3
  • Tatianna from College Park, GA
  • Apr-08-2014 I am a current student here

    The café at NCCU is awesome. There is always a variety of food. There is a pizza line, a subway line, a hot dog and hamburger line, a pasta line, and even an oriental line where there are specials and a personal chef that makes them. The campus café also has a back section where you can get take out.

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  • 5
  • Kwame from DUDLEY, NC
  • Jan-25-2014 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria offers a variety of different food choices. Including an international line, beef alternatives and vegetarian options. Dining option also available in the student union and an on campus store.

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  • 4
  • Summer from Pendleton, NC
  • Jan-22-2014 I am a current student here

    We are slowly building up our local restaurants! We have Starbucks, Jazzmans (a local cafe), the malls have food courts which are not that far from the school and they have free buses that take you there. We have Burger King and several local grocery stores! Let's not forget Fried Chicken Wednesday and Fish Friday!

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  • 3
  • Jahmarie from Durham, NC
  • Jan-03-2014 I am a current student here

    The Cafe, as we call it is decent. It get tiring after a while so I suggest having food and snacks in your dorm room just in case you don't want to eat in the Cafe.

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  • 5
  • Justice from Fayetteville, NC
  • Oct-21-2013 I am a current student here

    W.G. Pearson Cafeteria serves fresh food everyday, they have lines that serve soul food, international food, breakfast food, pizza, burgers, and a deli line. Other places to eat on campus include the convenient store, and take-out in the back of the cafeteria, W.O.W.(World of Wings) and Pizza Hut in the student union, and various spots around campus. Every Wednesday the cafeteria exclusively serves chicken, and every Friday they serve fish.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Tenesha from Hope Mills, NC
  • Nov-17-2013 I am a current student here

    We are very big on geek life. However school work and going to classes come before anything else. You will not be allowed to take part in geek life if you have a low G.P.A.

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  • 0
  • Justice from Fayetteville, NC
  • Oct-21-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek Life on this campus is awesome, the fraternities and sororities are everywhere, for those of you who are interested in joining.

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  • 0
  • Durham, NC
  • Jul-22-2013 I am a current student here

    The Greek life is amazing also. They like to show what fraternity or sorority they are representing. They have a strong brotherhood and/or sisterhood.

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