Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Harlan Blauser
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of North Carolina, Pembroke
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Robert Canida
Director
Diversity and Inclusion
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Does the institution have policies and programs in place to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of any policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students:

Pell Grants and Trio program


A brief description of any programs to equip the institution’s faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:

Trio program: Congress established a series of programs to help low-income Americans enter college, graduate and move on to participate fully in America's economic and social life. These programs are funded under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and are referred to as the TRIO Programs (initially just three programs). While student financial aid programs help students overcome financial barriers to higher education, TRIO programs help students overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education.


A brief description of any programs to prepare students from low-income backgrounds for higher education:

HCAP: North Carolina Health Careers Access Program's (NC-HCAP) mission is to increase the number of individuals from educationally or economically disadvantaged backgrounds, with an emphasis on underrepresented minorities (Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics and Latinos) who are trained, educated and employed in the health profession.


A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:
A brief description of any programs to guide parents of low-income students through the higher education experience:

New Student Orientation: The Office of New Student and Family Orientation is committed to providing programs that will ease the transition of our new students and their family members to The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. At every event we strive to make new students and their family members feel welcome and appreciated, while promoting their excitement of attending this University.
During scheduled student orientation sessions, parents are invited to attend specialized sessions which will guide them through the university experience.

These sessions are as follows:

Career Center; Center for Leadership and Service; Accessibility Resource Center; Division of Information Technology (DoIT); Financial Aid; Student Accounts; Student Involvement and Leadership


A brief description of any targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:

None that I can think of.


A brief description of other admissions policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

Do not know of any specific programs and/or policies, but please visit the Admissions website at http://www.uncp.edu/admissions-aid/undergraduate-admissions


A brief description of other financial aid policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

Congress established a series of programs to help low-income Americans enter college, graduate and move on to participate fully in America's economic and social life. These programs are funded under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and are referred to as the TRIO Programs (initially just three programs). While student financial aid programs help students overcome financial barriers to higher education, TRIO programs help students overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education.

The TRIO program at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is Student Support Services.

http://www.uncp.edu/academics/opportunities-programs-resources/academic-resources/trio-programs


A brief description of other policies and programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students not covered above:

None


Does the institution have policies and programs in place to support non-traditional students?:
Yes

A brief description of any scholarships provided specifically for part-time students:
A brief description of any onsite child care facilities, partnerships with local facilities, and/or subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students:

None


A brief description of other policies and programs to support non-traditional students:

Transfer and Transition Office: Transferring to a new institution can be confusing. The Transfer Transition Office is here to smooth out that process. Our professional staff and Peer Mentors are here for you, to answer your questions or simply to lend an ear if you just want to talk. The Transfer Transition


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (accessibility and affordability indicators)?:
No

Indicators that the institution is accessible and affordable to low-income students::
Percentage (0-100)
The percentage of entering students that are low-income ---
The graduation/success rate for low-income students ---
The percentage of student financial need met, on average ---
The percentage of students graduating with no interest-bearing student loan debt ---

The percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
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The website URL where information about the institution's affordability and access programs is available:
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