BOARD OF GOVERNORS APPROVES REQUEST FOR MORE OUT-OF-STATE FRESHMEN AT A&T

On Jan. 10, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors approved Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr.’s proposal to increase the out-of-state capacity for new freshmen at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

In a letter to UNC President Tom Ross dated Jan. 3, Martin requested a 7 percent increase on the current 18 percent cap for out-of-state new freshmen citing the university’s capability to serve the additional number of students without it having a negative impact on in-state enrollment or in-state students.

“We are pleased the board of governors agreed to increase the out-of-state student cap at North Carolina A&T State University,” said Martin. “We will continue to increase the university’s academic competitiveness and prepare more students for careers in high-need disciplines locally, regionally and nationally.”

Recruitment efforts for out-of-state students will be focused in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, nursing, education and agricultural disciplines.  

As a part of the increase, no qualified in-state student will be denied admission or access to the university to accommodate out-of-state students