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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

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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.

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.

Jordan & Shauna
Jordan & Shauna Walor/Sallinger

Exercise & Sport Science & Biology 2012 & 2013
(Jordan) Professional Golfer, Raleigh Country Club. (Shauna) Design coordinator, Mungo Homes. Members of UNCP Golf teams. Jordan turned pro, competed on Canadian PGA Tour and Carolinas PGA Sectional events. Shauna competes in amateur events.

Brandon Locklear
Brandon Locklear

Biology 1998
Obstetrician, gynecologist. Orlando Health, Longwood, Fla. Brandon earned his medical degree at Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. From proud lineage of UNCP graduates, including his grandmother, Rosetta Oxendine Locklear, in 1962 and father, Dr. Kenneth Locklear.

UNCP By the Numbers

20

Countries Represented

UNC Pembroke attracts international students from all over the world.

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100+

Clubs & Organizations

UNCP offers over 100 Clubs & Organizations for our students.

Involvement

58

Academic Majors

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

Academics

18:1

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

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

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