The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is a public, co-educational liberal arts university located in Pembroke, North Carolina. It was established in 1887, as the Croatan Normal School. The school is historically American Indian, and white students were not granted admission to UNC-P until the 1960s. In 1972, the University was incorporated into the University of North Carolina system. On July 1, 1996, its name was changed to The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The university's campus stretches over more than 150 acres of land and admits more than 5,000 students every year.
The schools and colleges under the University of North Carolina at Pembroke include:
The athletic teams of UNC Pembroke are known as the Braves and their official mascot is the Red-Tailed Hawk. Men's teams participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, track & field and wrestling. UNC-P's women's teams take part in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field and volleyball.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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