North Carolina Central University School of Law

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North Carolina Central University School of Law

North Carolina Central University School of Law is a student-oriented place of learning. The School of Law seeks students who are more likely to contribute affirmatively to the learning of others by reason of their intellectual attainments, demonstrated emotional maturity and self-discipline, oral ability, and capacity to benefit from the school’s educational program. Applicants, who individually have overcome economic, societal or educational obstacles, make a very important contribution to the diversity of the student body and serve as role models of achievement. These factors have been shown to be important predictors of success. Applicants selected for admission bring to the School of Law many attributes, including: academic credentials; personal and professional experiences; strong analytical and problem-solving abilities; strong writing skills; oral communication and listening abilities; organizational and time management skills; general research skills; and the desire to promote justice and serve others.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.nccu.edu/
Address: 640 Nelson Street Durham NC 27707
Admission Phone: (919) 530-6607
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students582
Student-faculty ratio19:1
Tuition $18,020 per year (full-time, in-state)
$40,438 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$18,020 per year (part-time, in-state)
$40,438 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$13,805
Founded In1950
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/31/19
Full-time program application fee$ 50
Financial Aid Deadline06/30/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

North Carolina Central University School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
browjn14 162 A 3.10

Accepted

10/28/17 10/28/17 12/07/17 11 months ago
Henryc7 144 A 2.97

Accepted

- - - 2 years ago
kdiaz108 140 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
antonia0 160 P 2.60

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
bryanhdez96 160 P 3.10

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
mrslumpkin10 159 A 2.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Lemontree12 132 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

Yes 03/10/16 03/10/16 - 2 years ago
hkobus 131 A 2.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
BredricB 143 A 2.94

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
tylerabrice 150 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
Lucky 151 A 90.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
Clarington 136 A 3.70

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
sdsalford 137 A 2.50

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
Shateryca 125 A 2.65

Pending

- - - 3 years ago
raymondkhan 129 A 2.51

Pending

- - - 3 years ago
fengram1 132 A 2.50

Pending

- - - 3 years ago
novagrl1995 159 A 3.56

Pending

- - - 3 years ago
MClarington 136 A 3.70

Waitlisted

- - - one year ago
ClaringtonM 136 A 3.70

Waitlisted

- - - 2 years ago
principle44 136 A 2.94

Waitlisted

- - - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants801801
Number of Offers396396
Number of Matriculants158158
75% GPA3.433.43
Median GPA3.223.22
25% GPA2.952.95
75% LSAT149149
Median LSAT145145
25% LSAT142142
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students519
Total Students Receiving Grants288
% of Students Receiving Grants55
75% Grant Amount$12,493
Median Grant Amount$7,543
25% Grants Amount$2,755
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (34)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (8)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (12)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (1)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (56)
  • Hispanics (15)
  • Black or African American (104)
  • Asian (2)
  • American Indian / Native (6)
  • Other (3)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (3)


  • Total Women% (61)
  • Total Men% (38)
North Carolina Central University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 161 57.14%
2016 170 58.24%
2015 169 82.25%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (180)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (19)
  • Employed Other (7)
  • Unemployed (31)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (5)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association