North Carolina Central University School of Law

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]

2016 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 ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$13,805
Founded In1950
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/31/17
Full-time program application fee$ 50
Financial Aid Deadline06/30/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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North Carolina Central University School of Law

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
Henryc7 144 A 2.97

Accepted

- - - 9 months ago
kdiaz108 140 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
antonia0 160 P 2.60

Interested In Applying

No - - - 6 months ago
bryanhdez96 160 P 3.10

Interested In Applying

No - - - 9 months ago
mrslumpkin10 159 A 2.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Lemontree12 132 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

Yes 03/10/16 03/10/16 - one year ago
hkobus 131 A 2.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
BredricB 143 A 2.94

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
tylerabrice 150 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Lucky 151 A 90.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
browjn14 162 A 2.97

Pending

- - - 5 days ago
Clarington 136 A 3.70

Pending

- - - 8 months ago
sdsalford 137 A 2.50

Pending

- - - 9 months ago
Shateryca 125 A 2.65

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
raymondkhan 129 A 2.51

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
fengram1 132 A 2.50

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
novagrl1995 159 A 3.56

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
MClarington 136 A 3.70

Waitlisted

- - - 3 months ago
ClaringtonM 136 A 3.70

Waitlisted

- - - 7 months ago
principle44 136 A 2.94

Waitlisted

- - - one year ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants1145791374
Number of Offers49140487
Number of Matriculants18316419
75% GPA3.533.523.61
Median GPA3.313.313.3
25% GPA3.043.052.98
75% LSAT141141144
Median LSAT144143146
25% LSAT149148156
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students582
Total Students Receiving Grants303
% of Students Receiving Grants52.1
75% Grant Amount$9,141
Median Grant Amount$8,541
25% Grants Amount$2,810
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship13
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)6
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship46%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (29.7)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (11.9)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (8.1)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (2.4)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (155)
  • Hispanics (33)
  • Black or African American (302)
  • Asian (11)
  • American Indian / Native (11)
  • Other (7)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (7)


  • Total Women% (62)
  • Total Men% (38)
North Carolina Central University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 161 63.08% 64.67% -1.59%
2014 136 72.12% 69.12% 3.00%
2013 168 65.63% 69.22% -3.59%

Total Graduates 2016

  • 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