North Carolina Central University is known for developing students of character through rigorous academic training and a commitment to public service.
- The university offers programs to study, intern or volunteer abroad in over 50 countries with 300 opportunities available. From semesters abroad in countries throughout Latin America and Asia to partnerships with institutions in China and the Caribbean, NCCU offers cultural immersions, global exchanges and study abroad experiences.
- The NCCU Foundation provides assistance to the University and students through scholarships. Over the past three years, USD 3.5M has been awarded in scholarships.
- The university was identified as a Community Engaged Institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.