Partner Universities

 
Johnson C. Smith University (BS degree; Private):
Located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Serves 1,537 undergraduates - 60 percent female and 100 percent African-American.
North Carolina A&T State University (BS & MS degrees; UNC System):
Located in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Serves 7,982 undergraduates - 52 percent female and 95 percent minority (92 percent African-American, 3 percent others)
North Carolina Central University (BS & MS degrees; UNC System):
Located in Durham, North Carolina.
Serves 4,758 undergraduates - 65 percent female and 91 percent minority (89 percent African-American, 1 percent Hispanic, 1 percent other).
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (BS & MS degrees; UNC System):
Located in Pembroke, rural south central North Carolina.
This historically Native American university serves 4,962 undergraduates - 65 percent female and 49 percent minority (23 percent African-American, 21 percent Native American, 3 percent Hispanic, 2 percent Asian).

Other partners that SPIRE has worked with in the past include:

Elizabeth City State University (BS degree; UNC System):
Located in Elizabeth City, rural northeastern North Carolina.
Serves 2,133 undergraduates - 64 percent female and 77 percent minority (76 percent African-American, 1 percent Hispanic).
Fayetteville State University (BS & MS degrees; UNC System):
Located in Fayetteville, south central North Carolina.
Serves 4,328 undergraduates - 38 percent female and 87 percent minority (82 percent African-American, 1 percent Native American, 3 percent Hispanic, 1 percent other).
Shaw University (BS degree; Private):
Located in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Serves 2,535 undergraduates - 62 percent female and 100 percent minority.
Winston-Salem State University (BS & MS degrees; UNC System):
Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Serves 4,805 undergraduates - 66 percent female and 80 percent minority (78.8 percent African-American, 1 percent Hispanic, 0.2 percent Native American).