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

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Victoria Huggins
Victoria Huggins

Mass Communication 2015
Victoria Huggins held the title as 2017 Miss North Carolina and competed in the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City. 

Ethan Sanford
Ethan Sanford

Biology 2016
Ethan is a Ph.D. candidate at Cornell University. At 14, Ethan was one of the youngest students to be admitted to UNCP. Excelled as an Esther G. Maynor Honors College student and was named Outstanding Senior.

James Lockemy
James Lockemy

History 1971
Chief Judge, South Carolina Court of Appeals. U.S. Army veteran. Retired as full colonel of S.C. Army National Guard. Former member of S.C. House of Representatives. Elected as Circuit Court Judge in 1989. Elected as chief judge in 2016. Served as 2017 UNCP commencement speaker.

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Jesse Oxendine

Education 1951
First American Indian pharmacist in NC. WWII veteran. Helped liberate concentration camps in Germany. Played quarterback for UNCP’s first football team 1947-1951. Worked as pharmacist in Charlotte for 40 years. Helped revive football at UNCP. Former chairman of UNCP Board of Trustees.

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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