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University of North Carolina at Pembroke – Tuition & Success Analysis

Pembroke, NC

University of North Carolina at Pembroke – Snapshot


Four-Year Public University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,344

Average annual cost of attendance: $11,550

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $22,248

Campus Setting: Town

Religious Affiliation: None

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University of North Carolina at Pembroke Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $8,871

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $10,619

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $13,800

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $16,222

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $17,100


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by University of North Carolina at Pembroke. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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University of North Carolina at Pembroke Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 37%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 67%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $34,400

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 53%

University of North Carolina at Pembroke Admissions

University of North Carolina at Pembroke Acceptance Rate: 74%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 420 to 490

SAT Critical Reading: 420 to 520

SAT Writing: 390 to 470

ACT English: 16 to 21

ACT Math: 17 to 22

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to University of North Carolina at Pembroke actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

University of North Carolina at Pembroke Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 56%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 67%

Typical student debt: $22,248

Typical monthly loan payment: $237

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Majors at University of North Carolina at Pembroke


These are the most popular areas of study offered at University of North Carolina at Pembroke:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 9%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 11%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 5%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 3%
  • Education – 10%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 6%
  • History – 2%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 11%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 2%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 1%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 10%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 2%
  • Psychology – 5%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 7%
  • Social Sciences – 11%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 2%

For more information about the various majors at University of North Carolina at Pembroke, visit their website.

University of North Carolina at Pembroke Diversity


Overall Composition at University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of North Carolina at Pembroke full time:  84%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of North Carolina at Pembroke part time:  16%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at University of North Carolina at Pembroke:  26%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 15%

Asian: 2%

Black: 36%

Hispanic: 5%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Two or more races: 3%

Unknown: 2%

White: 37%

University of North Carolina at Pembroke Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.5

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 3.0

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 12.1

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.