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Our Heritage

Founded in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke now serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation for the values of all people. Learn more about our unique heritage and history.

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Museum
Visit the Museum of the Southeast American Indian located in historic Old Main

Get There From Here

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Pardon Ndhlovu

International Business 2013
Pardon Ndhlovu competed in the men’s marathon at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, finishing 41st with a time of 2:17:48, ahead of 114 of the world’s best athletes. He is currently training in Blowing Rock for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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Brad Allen

History 1991
NFL Referee. Blazed through high school and college ranks as an exceptional official, until the NFL came calling in 2014. In the offseason, Brad oversees the N.C. Senior Games and serves as booking supervisor for the Southern Officials Association.

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Larry Chavis

Accounting 1972
President, CEO, Lumbee Guaranty Bank. Served the last three decades as president of Lumbee Guaranty Bank. Under his leadership, the bank has expanded to 14 locations. His banking experience spans four decades. Avid community supporter. Distinguished UNCP Alumni Award winner.

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Melanie Cobb

Biology 2007
Histotechnologist, Norfolk, Va. Standout UNCP soccer player. Holds multiple school records in scoring and assists. Inducted into the Hall of Fame. Works as a histotechnologist with a dermatology practice in Virginia.

UNCP By the Numbers

15

Countries Represented

UNC Pembroke attracts international students from all over the world.

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90%

Job & Grad School Placement

90% of our students are employed or attending graduate school within 12 months of graduation.

Outcomes

58

Academic Majors

With 41 undergraduate and 17 graduate degrees, there's something for everyone.

Academics

16:1

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Your teachers will know if you're not in class.

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