The University of North Carolina at Pembroke supports the protections available to members of its community under all applicable Federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 799A and 845 of the Public Health Service Act, the Equal Pay and Age Discrimination Acts, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Executive Order 11246.
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, or disability or because of the individual's honorable service in the Armed Services of the United States. Moreover, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is open to people of all races and actively seeks to promote diversity by recruiting and enrolling American Indian, Asian, Black and Hispanic students. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Baccalaureate and Master's level degrees.
UNC Pembroke is also accredited by or is a member of:
- The North Carolina Association of Colleges and Universities
- The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
- The National Association of Schools of Music
- The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
- The American Council on Education
- The North Carolina State Board of Education
- The American Association of State Colleges and Universities
- The Council on Social Work Education
- The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
- The American Chemical Society
- The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
- The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education