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The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is a public, co-educational liberal arts university located in Pembroke, North Carolina. It was established in 1887, as the Croatan Normal School. The school is historically American Indian, and white students were not granted admission to UNC-P until the 1960s. In 1972, the University was incorporated into the University of North Carolina system. On July 1, 1996, its name was changed to The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The university's campus stretches over more than 150 acres of land and admits more than 5, 000 students every year.

The schools and colleges under the University of North Carolina at Pembroke include:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Graduate Studies
The athletic teams of UNC Pembroke are known as the Braves and their official mascot is the Red-Tailed Hawk. Men's teams participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, track and field and wrestling. UNC-P's women's teams take part in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field and volleyball.

Profile of University of North Carolina At Pembroke

UNC Pembroke is in Pembroke, NC. Pembroke is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. UNC Pembroke issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include science, education and teaching, and family and social work.

UNC Pembroke Selectivity

Not all applicants to UNC Pembroke are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 500 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 430 to 520 in 2007.


The most successful professors at UNC Pembroke are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 5, 937 students study at the school .

Student Life

UNC Pembroke makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Division II Independents and Peach Belt Conference athletics.

UNC Pembroke Tuition and Affordability

In-state students appreciate the low tuition rate.

UNC Pembroke Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching287secondary school administration, elementary school teaching, reading teaching, school Counselling, physical education teaching, teacher education, kindergarten/preschool teaching, middle school teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts105sociology, political science, history, Native American studies, English, Spanish language, American studies
Science102biology, chemistry, physics, biotechnology
Business and Management95business management, accounting, business, business administration
Family and Social Work74social work, public administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine56registered nursing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy47health and physical education, athletic trainer, parks and recreation management
Security and Law Enforcement34criminal justice and safety
Therapy and Counselling33psychology
Media33mass communication
Fine Arts12fine arts
Computer Science and Engineering7computer science, information technology
Music6music, music performance
Drama and Performing Arts6drama
Religion and Philosophy5philosophy and religious studies
Medical administration4public health Education
Conservation and Resource Management3environmental science
Medical Support and Technology0clinical lab tech

Contact: UNC Pembroke

University of North Carolina At Pembroke

One University Drive

Pembroke, NC 28372-1510

General Phone: (910) 521-6000


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