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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    A-
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    C+
NC A&T is an above-average public university located in Greensboro, North Carolina. As a historically black college, NCAT has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,347 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the NC A&T acceptance rate is 62%. Popular majors include Communications, Sport and Fitness Management, and Psychology. Graduating 43% of students, NC A&T alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,700.
About North Carolina A&T State University...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Address
1601 E Market St
Greensboro, NC 27411
Website
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North Carolina A&T State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
June 30
SAT Range
930-1090
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$55
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$11,049/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,513/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,871/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,022/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,402/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,818/ year
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Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.177 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.192 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.190 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,347Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
64%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 127 responses
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  • Outgoing
    55%
  • Once approached, student becomes open.
    19%
  • Extraordinary
    15%
  • Mind blowing
    3%
  • Wild
    3%
  • Im very curious to find out
    2%
  • To them selves
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
41%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.222 responses
Poll
73%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.263 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 147 responses
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  • AGGIEPRIDE
    60%
  • Prideful
    15%
  • Lively, prideful, and homely.
    11%
  • Lively
    6%
  • Im not sure yet but I cant wait to find out!
    3%
  • Home
    2%
  • Adequate
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.133 responses
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North Carolina A&T State University Reviews

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The support offered by all faculty and students is amazing! Aggie Pride! The Honors Programs is an elite support system which allows the students to grow, be inclusive, innovative and progressive. The campus layout and classrooms are advancing for an excellent learning environment. There is new growth coming and it is very exciting.
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Currently, I am thoroughly enjoying my time as a student at North Carolina A&T State University. A few of the many things I enjoy are the opportunities to have a semi-formal relationship with my professors due to smaller class sizes, the ability to learn amongst a diverse student body, and finally the friendliness of the school staff and faculty. One thing I would change would be the food options available on campus. While the food is quite tasty, we are in need of additional healthy food options!
North Carolina A&T was not my first choice, but I am delighted I chose this school. I have networked with so many individuals and made a lot of life-long friendships. I didn't, however, feel challenged until my junior year of college which is unfortunate, but that may be different with some people. Some teachers really took interests in helping students while others didn't. With academics and professors, I feel could be better along with the food options as well. However, all around NCAT is a good school and it was a great choice!