Rankings & Recognition

N.C. A&T graduates the nation’s largest number of African American engineers at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels and psychology undergraduates. Through our School of Business and Economics, we are also among the largest producers of African American certified public accountants.

True to our heritage, N.C. A&T is home to the largest agricultural school among historically black colleges and is the nation’s second largest producer of minority agricultural graduates.

In 2008, we were awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation's Engineering Research Center (ERC) grant for biomedical engineering and nano-bio applications research.

N.C. A&T is proud of its 40,000 alumni of record who occupy leadership positions around the world. These alumni spread the Aggie tradition throughout the nation, continuing to strive for excellence and to make their mark in society:

  • Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., civil rights activist
  • U.S. Congressman Edolphus Towns (D-NY)
  • Retired Maj. Gen. Charles D. Bussey
  • Retired Brig. Gen. Clara Adams–Ender
  • Ralph Shelton, founder of Southeast Fuels
  • Alvin Attles, vice president of Golden State Warriors
  • U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL)
  • Former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Henry E. Frye
  • Brig. Gen. Jimmy E. McMillian
  • The Greensboro/A&T Four: Jibreel Khazan, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain and the late David Richmond
  • Elvin Bethea, 2003 NFL Hall of Famer
  • Janice Bryant-Howroyd, founder and CEO of ACT 1 Group
  • Willie Deese, president, Merck Manufacturing Division
  • Donna Scott James, managing director, Lardon Associates LLC
  • Dmitri Stockton, president and CEO of GE Consumer Finance for Central and Eastern Europe
  • The late astronaut Dr. Ronald E. McNair