United States, North Carolina

The University of North Carolina Pembroke is a public university located in Pembroke, North Carolina. The university is a master's degree university and is part of the University of North Carolina system. With a wide range of bachelor's and master's degrees, Pembroke's excellent faculty and staff, and multicultural, ideological, and organizational groups within reach, college students are expected to stand out in their lives. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke was established in 1887 as an American Indian education school. It now serves a diverse group of students and encourages tolerance and appreciation of the values ​​of all. UNC Pembroke University exists to promote excellent teaching among masters and undergraduates in an environment of free inquiry, interdisciplinary cooperation, and strict knowledge levels. It encourages students to participate in activities that increase their curiosity and shape them into responsible stewards of the world. The faculty and staff of UNCP are committed to students' active learning, participatory scholarships, high academic standards, creative activities, and public services.

Campus Life

The university is located in the town of Pembroke in southeastern North Carolina. It has a long history of American Indians and is one of the safest campuses in the University of North Carolina system. The university has a small class size, a low teacher-student ratio, and is one of the most diverse campuses in the United States. It is a growing university that enables students to continue to live a vibrant and fulfilling life. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has always been one of the most diverse campuses in the state and the United States. UNCP, Greek Life Office, and Campus Participation and Leadership Office provide students with various extracurricular activities. From academic-based organizations and service organizations to minority organizations and Greek life, UNCP provides more than 100 organizations to meet the specific needs of students. The Student Affairs Department consists of 13 departments/offices, each of which is responsible for providing various student support, services, educational programs, and facilities. Each department aims to integrate students into the university experience and promote the overall development of students. The work of this department is specifically dedicated to emphasizing intellectual, social, cultural, emotional, leadership, civic, and personal development in diverse communities.

Noted Alumni

Some of the well-known alumni of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke are Brad Allen - the National Football League official, 3-time Division II All-American wrestler, and professional MMA fighter who formerly fought in Strikeforce currently fighting in the Ultimate Fighting Championship Derek Brunson, Sascha Görres German footballer who currently plays for Richmond Kickers in the USL Professional Division, Former U.S. Ambassador to Sudan and a career diplomat with the U.S. Department of State Jerry P. Lanier, Pardon Ndhlovu a marathon runner from Zimbabwe competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics and placed 41st in the men's marathon competition, civil rights activist Julian Pierce, Head basketball coach for the Houston Cougars, former NBA assistant coach for the Milwaukee Bucks Kelvin Sampson, and an Actor, and entertainer Elisha Lawson.