Founded: 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.
Accreditation: 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.
6,269 students (Fall 2012)
Total minority enrollment is 61 percent
American Indian: 16 percent
African American: 31 percent
Hispanic: 4 percent
Asian/Pacific Islander: 2 percent
25 states and District of Columbia are represented
67 International students representing 19 countries
Male: 37 percent
Female: 63 percent
Campus location: Pembroke, North
Carolina, a quiet, safe community located 15 minutes from Lumberton.
off Interstate 95 and Interstate 74 at the mid-point between Boston
and Miami, the campus is convenient to all major metro areas
Carolinas as well as world famous beaches and resorts. UNCP is one of the safest schools in the University of North
41 undergraduate programs,
18 graduate programs in business and
education, and 1 certification program
Student/faculty ratio: 15:1
Class size: 21 on average
Outcome: 90 percent of students are employed or attending graduate
school within 12 months of graduation.
Faculty: 330 full-time
Student organizations: 80-plus clubs and organizations
Athletics: NCAA Division II, Peach Belt Conference
Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer,
Track and Field, Wrestling
Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track
and Field, Volleyball
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