North Carolina A&T State University

Greensboro, NC

North Carolina A&T State, founded in 1891, is a public, historically black university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Agriculture, Arts and Sciences, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering, Nursing, and Technology. Its 191-acre campus is located in Greensboro, 90 miles north of Charlotte.

Website: www.ncat.edu/

Public
Co-ed
10,341
Undergraduate
Students
(56.8%) 5,872 Women
(43.2%) 4,469 Men
1,536
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 10,745 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.51
SAT Math
460-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
470-550 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $14,256
Out-of-state: $27,466
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,612
Out-of-state: $19,822
Room and Board
$7,644
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Freshman Award
$11,444
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,379
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
513
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 14% of classes
Over 100 students: 10% of classes
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Campus Life

Greensboro Population
279,639
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Charlotte
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
42% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Aggie Bulldog
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
83.0% Black/African-American
4.0% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
5.4% White
2.6% Unknown
International Students
1.2%
First-Year Students Returning
78.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
17.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 1  
History 1  
Academic Electives 4  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required June 30
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1601 East Market Street
City, State, Zip
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone
(336) 334-7946
Fax
(336) 334-7082
E-mail
uadmit@ncat.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 10,745 applicants were admitted
Women
64% of 6,458 applicants were admitted
Men
60% of 4,287 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
3,390 (51%) of 6,699 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,959 (48%) of 4,107 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,431 (55%) of 2,592 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.51
3.75 and Above
 
3.50 - 3.74
 
3.25 - 3.49
3%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
36%
2.00 - 2.49
49%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
460-540 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
7%
Score of 500 - 600
48%
Score of 400 - 500
42%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
470-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
10%
Score of 500 - 600
50%
Score of 400 - 500
39%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
17-22 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
1%
Score of 24 - 29
11%
Score of 18 - 23
61%
Score of 12 - 17
28%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 10%
Top quarter: 33%
Top half: 73%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $14,256
Out-of-state: $27,466
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,612
Out-of-state: $19,822
Room and Board
$7,644
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@ncat.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification
On or about April 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002905
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,875 (98.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,700 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,689 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
150 (8.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$11,444
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,487 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,693
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,440 (85.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,397
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 642 (38.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
36 (1.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,763

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
8,221 (95.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
7,493 (91.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,386 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
489 (6.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$11,092
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,193 (83.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,240
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,333 (85.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,067
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,255 (30.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
179 (2.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,372

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
90%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,379
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Business, Engineering/Technologies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Mechanization, General
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, General
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Animal Sciences, Other
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • Food Science
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Journalism
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Science
  • Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Surveying Engineering
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
  • Transportation/Mobility Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
513
Part-Time Faculty
231
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
53%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 14% of classes
Over 100 students: 10% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Not reported
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Industrial Technology, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Master of School Administration, Master of Science in Technology Management, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, Master of Science in Management

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • African-American Studies
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Animal Sciences
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Consumer Economics
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Education
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nutrition
  • Optical Sciences
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Plant Sciences
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Optical Sciences
  • Systems Engineering

Location and Setting


Greensboro Population
279,639
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Charlotte
Campus Size
200 acres

Weather

Temperature
26.6 average low in January, 83.6 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Greensboro
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Greensboro

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
42% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
58%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Aggie Bulldog
School Colors
Navy blue and old gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Bowling    
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
10,341
Women
5,872 (56.8%)
Men
4,469 (43.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
9,304
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
83.0% Black/African-American
4.0% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
5.4% White
2.6% Unknown
International Students.
1.2%
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
1,536

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
78.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
17.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
37.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
43.8%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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