Visiting Exchange Students

Imagine yourself surrounded by all of the resources and the experiences of a large university, while immersed in a caring and nurturing community where faculty members take a vested interest in your success. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) has a student population of more than 12,000, making it the largest historically black university in the United States. A comprehensive university offering degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels, it has one of three engineering schools in the University of North Carolina System. N.C. A&T has one of only two schools of agriculture in North Carolina.

N.C. A&T is conveniently located on 188 scenic rolling acres in the center of North Carolina's Piedmont, just blocks from downtown Greensboro, Experience the best of both worlds – a small town campus feel surrounded by a culturally-rich metropolitan city.

The moment you step on campus, you become a cherished member of the Aggie Family. Let N.C. A&T become your home away from home!


Exchange students applications must be submitted through the Exchange Coordinator on your campus. Applications must be received by the following deadlines:

  • March 31st for Fall Semester (August-December)
  • October 15th for Spring Semester (January-May)

Download the Incoming Exchange Student Application by clicking here.

Course Curriculum

N.C. A&T's strength originates with its academic programs, operated through the schools of Agriculture, Business and Economics, Education, Graduate Studies, Nursing, Technology, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the College of Engineering. For more information about courses offered in each school, please click below or visit NC A&T's on-line course catalog:

College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics

College of Education

College of Engineering

College of Health and Human Sciences 

College of Science and Technology

The Graduate College

Room and Board

All exchange students will stay in Aggie Village in the Honors/Global Living-Learning Community. You will live in a standard double and share a space with one other person. You will complete the housing application once you arrive at N.C. A&T, and will pay the $150.00 housing deposit on arrival.

All Exchange Students will have Meal Plan A, which consists of 19 meals per week in the cafeteria plus $100.00 flex dollars to be used at any on-campus restaurant. Keep in mind that all students living on campus must have a meal plan.


It is very important that you review the Student Health Center website for immunizations required for North Carolina. Please bring a copy of your immunization records with you to N.C. A&T. Any immunizations that you do not have a record or proof of will need to be re-taken upon arrival. Please be prepared to pay for any immunizations for which you do not have a record or proof.

Student Health Insurance

Students are required to purchase the Student Blue insurance for international students. ISEP students are waived from purchasing the Student Blue insurance, as you are required to purchase ISEP health insurance. Plan to pay the insurance for the semester when you arrive on campus.


For information about visas, please visit the U.S. Department of State website.

Arrival Information

Prior to your departure, please contact Esther Song, International Student and Scholar Coordinator, with the exact date and time of your arrival. When making travel plans you should allow enough time for both air travel and ground transportation in order to arrive during regular office hours, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.