About N.C. A&T

North Carolina A&T State University is so many things to so many people, both in our state and around the country.

We are a top-flight research university, the largest historically black university in the country, the #1 producer of degrees awarded to African Americans in North Carolina and nationally recognized for our excellence in science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) education.

We are a diverse community, bound by intense pride and tradition, with fiercely loyal alumni who hold positions of importance and influence in companies and government agencies across the state, the country and the world.

We are achievers, driven by a curious, limitless, fearless spirit that fuels discovery and innovation, resulting in 41 patents issued based on our research, as well as numerous spin-off and start-up companies.

We are inclusive and welcoming, with students from many backgrounds and cultures, every part of our state, our nation and countries around the globe.

We are passionate, driven by a desire to do more, be more and make more of a difference. Since we opened our doors in 1892, we have focused on giving every student the hands-on opportunities, core knowledge and global perspective that will lead them to make real and lasting change in their lives and the lives of others.

At N.C. A&T, we have so much to be proud of, and you can learn more about those "Points of Pride" here. You can also use the links below to learn more about what makes N.C. A&T unique, from our leadership and history to our many rankings and recognitions.

#1

public historically black university in the nation U.S. News & World Report

Most Affordable of North Carolina's top universities Money Magazine

#1 producer of African American graduates in Engineering and Agriculture, and top five in numerous other disciplines U.S. Dept. of Education