North Carolina Central University

Women's D1 Coach: Cat Tarvin
7 / 10
6,434 Undergrads / 8,207 Students
3 / 10
$13,755 Net Price
4 / 10
68% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Mid-Eastern (MEAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
25% / 49%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Events By North Carolina Central University Coaches
Nov 9 '19
Durham, NC
Women's 13-18
1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC, 27707 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Fayetteville North Carolina Area
  • Rocky Mount North Carolina Area
  • Greenville North Carolina Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Wilmington North Carolina Area
  • Richmond Virginia Area
Where Grads Work
  • North Carolina Central University
  • Durham Public Schools
  • Wake County Public School System
  • Blue Cross NC
  • Wells Fargo
  • Duke University Health System
  • Duke University
  • UNC Health Care
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
  • IBM
  • AT&T
  • Cisco
  • Durham County Government
  • City of Durham
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Business Development
  • Community and Social Services
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Sales
  • Support
  • Research
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Media and Communication
  • Arts and Design
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
400 - 470
440 - 520
840 - 990
14 - 19
16 - 19
17 - 19

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 8,311 2,644 5,667
% Admitted 68% 63% 70%
% Admits That Enroll 18% 19% 18%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (12%)
Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (12%)
Business (11%)
Social Sciences (11%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (10%)
Business Administration and Management, General (9%)
Psychology, General (8%)
Psychology (8%)
Social Sciences, General (8%)
Work and Family Studies (8%)
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General (8%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (7%)
Mass Communication/Media Studies (6%)
Communication & Journalism (6%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (6%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
Biomedical Sciences, General (3%)
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$6,534 $18,590
Books & Supplies$1,500 $1,500
Cost of Living$10,227 $10,227
Personal Expenses$6,205 $6,205
Sticker Price$24,466 $33,993

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

93% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship83%$11,135
Federal Grants73%$6,212
Pell Grants72%$5,619
Other Federal15%$3,301
State & Local Grants59%$3,505
Institutional Grants75%$3,604
Student Loans81%$6,505
Federal Loans81%$6,505
Other Loans0%$0

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $36.6 Million $4,463

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $31,000.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $24,172 $330

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.8%

Avg. rate for colleges with softball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 4,126 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $32,900

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 6.99 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 25% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 7 7
Fondling 4 4
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery 4 3
Aggravated Assault 7 6
Burglary 28 24
Motor Vehicle Theft 3 2
Arson 1 1

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Other
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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