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University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Pembroke, North Carolina

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Overview

Enrollment

8,318
University of North Carolina at Pembroke overview
Location Pembroke, North Carolina
Online uncp.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
University of North Carolina at Pembroke overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP), situated in the small town of Pembroke, North Carolina, has a history deeply interwoven with the Lumbee Tribe and was established as a normal school for the education of American Indians in 1887. Today, it offers a broad academic portfolio across various disciplines including its notable programs in Business Administration, Education, and Nursing. UNCP's campus features a blend of modern and traditional architectures, fostering a vibrant environment that extends to the town's rich cultural heritage. While the university has a relatively open admissions policy, it maintains a commitment to academic rigor and diversity. On-campus living is provided, with housing options that accommodate a large percentage of the student body. The college is located approximately an hour and a half drive from the major urban center of Raleigh. Not widely renowned for its athletic prowess, UNCP nonetheless competes in NCAA Division II sports, adopting the Braves as their team name.

In the most recent statistical year 5,578 prospective students applied, and 5,123 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 896 enrolled in the school.  5,329 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,989 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $1,000 plus fees of $2,495. University of North Carolina at Pembroke is ranked 927 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

3/10

Overall

3/10

Academics

3/10

Resources

3/10

Outcomes

1/10

Value

University of North Carolina at Pembroke is rated within the lower 26% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

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Getting In

Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
University of North Carolina at Pembroke overview
SAT 890/1140
ACT 16/21
GPA 3.44

Applications Accepted

91.8% 
University of North Carolina at Pembroke overview
Applications Due May 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $55

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Annual Cost to Attend

North Carolina Resident Tuition

$1,000
In State Costs for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,495
Room and Board $10,684
Budget for Other Expenses$1,736
Total One Year Cost$16,915

Out of State Resident Tuition

$5,000
Out of State Costs for University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$2,495
Room and Board $10,684
Budget for Other Expenses$1,736
Total One Year Cost$20,915

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years

$35,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

34% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of North Carolina at Pembroke students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 14%
Education 12%
Social Sciences 11%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 10%
Biology 9%

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