College of Education Profile, Statistics, and Rankings

Candidate Enrollment Size

  • Total Enrollment Size (2014-15): 1,251 undergraduate and graduate students
  • Undergraduate Enrollment: 744
  • Graduate Enrollment: 507

Degrees Awarded

  • Bachelors Degrees Awarded: 153
  • Masters Degrees Awarded: 190
  • Doctoral Degrees Awarded: 26

Retention and Graduation Rates

  • First-Year Retention Rate of Undergraduate Freshmen: 81.1%

Faculty Composition

  • Full-Time Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty: 50
  • Full-Time Adjuncts: 4
  • Part-Time Adjuncts: 26

Program Accreditation Status

  • NCATE: Reaffirmed effective 2015
  • CACREP: Accredited with reaffirmation planned during 2015-2016 year

Research and Development

Average Research Award Amount (2010-2014): $1,443,125.00

  • Research Award Amount 2014: $1,141,299.00
  • Research Award Amount 2013: $1,638,607.00
  • Research Award Amount 2012: $1,050,178.00
  • Research Award Amount 2011: $1,136,159.00
  • Research Award Amount 2010: $2,249,381.00
  • Average Number of Research Awards (2010-2014): 13
  • Percentage of Proposals Funded (2014): 46.4%
  • Percentage of Tenure-Track Faculty who Submitted Proposals (PI or Co-PI) in 2014: 55%

National Rankings

  • National Council on Teacher Quality ranked North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s teacher preparation programs among the top in the state of North Carolina
  • North Carolina A&T’s graduate secondary education teacher preparation program and undergraduate elementary elementary teacher preparation program ranked third and ninth in the state, respectively
  • North Carolina A&T’s graduate secondary education teacher preparation program ranked Number 103 in the nation
  • North Carolina A&T’s undergraduate elementary education program ranked Number 273 in the nation
  • National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) ranks North Carolina A&T State University in its Top 10 HBCUs that produce teachers; North Carolina A&T is ranked “ Number 10”

Recent Faculty Awards

  • Dr. Kelly Graves, Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling and the Executive Director of North Carolina A&T’s Center for Behavioral Health and Wellness, was recognized by the Piedmont Triad’s Business Journal as one of its “Top 40 under 40”