Break Barriers. Not the Bank.

Write your own success story at UNC Pembroke. NC Promise offers $500 in-state and $2,500
out-of-state, undergraduate tuition per semester.

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

James Lockemy
James Lockemy

History 1971
South Carolina Court of Appeals Chief Judge (Ret). UNCP Trustee. 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.

Sascha Görres
Sascha Görres

Business Administration 2005
Assistant coach, Richmond Kickers: All-American soccer star at UNCP. Holds single-season assist record with 19 and career assist record with 28. Drafted by the Richmond Kickers in 2005. USL-2 All-League First Team selection, Defender of the Year Finalist.

Pardon Ndhlovu
Pardon Ndhlovu

International Business 2013
Pardon 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. All-American in cross country and track & field at UNCP. Four-time all-Peach Belt Conference standout.

Jack Lowery
Jack Lowery

English 1958
Co-founder Cracker Barrel. Former UNCP trustee. Attorney and businessman. Former city judge, city attorney and mayor of Lebanon, Tenn. Former member of the House of Representatives in Tennessee. Experienced pilot.

UNCP By the Numbers

150+

Pathways to a Degree

UNCP offers more than 150 pathways to undergraduate and graduate degrees. Here, there is something for everyone.

Pathways to a Degree

18:1

Student-Faculty Ratio

Students receive individualized attention from highly skilled faculty who want you to succeed.    

Student-Faculty Ratio

365+

Scholarships & Awards

Our scholarship portal, Brave ASSIST, makes it easy to find and apply, but your FAFSA must be completed to be eligible! 

Opportunities

120+

Clubs & Organizations

UNCP offers more than 120 clubs & organizations to keep you engaged and involved during your college experience.

Involvement