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University of North Carolina at Pembroke


The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is a master’s-level university with a spirited community of more than 7,100 students. 

With a wide array of bachelor’s and master’s degree offerings, fantastic Pembroke faculty and a diverse community of cultures, ideas and organizations at their fingertips, UNCP students are poised to excel in life. 

Each student is an individual at UNCP. Our students get a chance to make names for themselves—to stand out in a warm and welcoming community that wants them to succeed—and experience a rare combination of opportunities, cultures and ideas that can’t be found anywhere else. 

Located in the southeast North Carolina town of Pembroke, UNCP has a rich American Indian history and is one of the safest campuses in the University of North Carolina system. With small class sizes, a low student-faculty ratio and one of the most diverse campuses in the nation, UNCP is a growing university that empowers students to go on to live vibrant, fulfilling lives.

  • College or University
  • Pembroke, NC

Institution Links

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid Office
  • Online Application

90 percent of UNCP graduates are employed within 12 months of graduation. UNCP boasts successful alumni, including a former U.S. Ambassador, a Division I basketball coach, professional athletes, doctors, lawyers, an Olympian, and Miss North Carolina (2017), along with countess professionals making a difference throughout our region every day.

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Bachelor’s & licensure

UNC Pembroke's School of Education

  • Hybrid

    Program Format

  • Pre-Test Required


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Upcoming Deadlines

  • Deadlines

    Program Start

  • May 25, 2024

  • Jun. 30, 2024

  • Jul. 15, 2024

  • Jan. 08, 2025


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Application Fee & Annual Tuition

Learn how to get$100 Back
and apply for a$1000 Scholarship

  • $3,490

    In State Tuition

  • $7,490

    Out of State Tuition

  • $55

    Application Fee

Ways to Lower Your Costs

Students at University of North Carolina at Pembroke have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with University of North Carolina at Pembroke to see if you can, too!



NC Promise

Through NC Promise, the state has significantly reduced student tuition cost to $500 per semester for in-state and $2500 per semester for out-of-state students. See more information here.


Housing Grant

More information is available about the housing grant at


Meal Stipend

If you have questions on available funding and savings, please contact BraveCentral at 910.775.4620.


Book Stipend

If you have questions on available funding and savings, please contact BraveCentral at 910.775.4620.


Loan Forgiveness

The NC Teaching Fellows offers loan forgiveness up to $8,250 per year for four years if the graduate agrees to teach STEM or special education in a low-performing school. More information about the scholarship can be found at


Braves Scholars

In partnership with Columbus County Schools, Public Schools of Robeson County, Scotland County Schools, and Whiteville City Schools, the School of Education is excited to introduce the Brave Scholars program.

The Brave Scholars program is needs based scholarship that seeks to provide financial and professional support to future elementary and special education educators who make a commitment to serve in one of our partner districts following graduation.

Learn moreand apply here!


For more information visit:Financial Aid Office

Licensure Areas

Art (K-12)
Birth to Kindergarten (PK-K)
Elementary Education (K-6)
English (9-12)
Health & Physical Education (K-12)
Language Arts, Middle Grades (6-9)
Math (9-12)
Math, Middle Grades (6-12)
Music (K-12)
Science (9-12)
Science, Middle Grades (6-9)
Social Studies (9-12)
Social Studies, Middle Grades (6-9)
Spanish (K-12)
Special Education: General Curriculum (K-12)

Program Semesters/Steps Overview

Program Hallmarks


  • Male

  • Female



  • American Indian or Alaskan Native

  • Asian

  • Black

  • Hispanic/Latino

  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander

  • White

  • Two or more races








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