What makes Pembroke Pembroke?
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1887 as the Croatan Normal School to educate American Indian teachers.
Type of school:
Public, four-year master's degree-granting university. Part of the University of North Carolina system.
UNC Pembroke is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Baccalaureate and Master’s level degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of UNCP.
6,441 students (Fall 2015)
Total minority enrollment is 62 percent
64 International students representing 20 countries
24 states and District of Columbia are represented
Pembroke, North Carolina, a quiet, safe community located 15 minutes from Lumberton. Located just off Interstate 95 halfway between Boston and Miami, our campus is convenient to many major metro areas of the Carolinas. From UNCP you can easily reach the picturesque mountains of western North Carolina as well as world-famous beaches and resorts along the coastline. UNCP is one of the safest schools in the University of North Carolina system and one of the most diverse schools in the South.
41 undergraduate programs,
17 graduate programs in business and education, and 1 certification program
20 on average
90 percent of students are employed or attending graduate school within 12 months of graduation.
90-plus clubs and organizations
NCAA Division II, Peach Belt Conference
Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Wrestling
Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball
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