A&T RANKED SECOND IN THE NATION IN SOCIAL MOBILITY BY WASHINGTON MONTHLY

In the 2012 ranking of national universities by Washington Monthly magazine, North Carolina A&T State University has been ranked No. 33 overall and No. 2 in the category of social mobility.

Washington Monthly rates schools overall based on their contribution to the public good in three categories: social mobility – recruiting and graduating low-income students; research – producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs; and service – encouraging students to give something back to their country.

The magazine ranked more than 280 universities. Other schools ranked overall in North Carolina include Duke University at No. 26, East Carolina University at No. 183, North Carolina State University at No. 42, UNC-Chapel Hill at No. 4, UNCG at No. 52, UNC-Charlotte at No. 47 and Wake Forest University at No. 50.

North Carolina universities ranked in the social mobility category include Duke at No. 207, East Carolina at No. 12, N.C. State at No. 16, UNC at No. 13, UNCG at No. 8, UNCC at No. 27 and Wake Forest at No. 233.

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