Economic Impact

As America's largest-ever historically Black university and one of North Carolina's top three public research universities, North Carolina A&T State University contributes in diverse and growing ways to the North Carolina economy.

A new analysis based on data from fiscal year 2022 (FY22) reveals that the university's annual economic impact on the state of North Carolina has grown to more than $2.4 billion, an increase of nearly $1 billion since A&T's impact was last measured, based on 2017-18 data. For deeper understanding: 

The single largest source of impact lies in the value our graduates bring to the state. By producing well-educated professionals ready to enter fields such as engineering, healthcare, agriculture, advanced manufacturing, logistics, media and many other fields, N.C. A&T helps the state attract businesses that create thousands of new jobs.