North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an academic community that prepared students with a curriculum rich in interdisciplinary learning opportunities, cutting edge research, and strong community outreach. Founded as a land grant institution, NC A&T State University has a proud history in the civil rights movement. The Greensboro Four—who staged the first ever sit-in at a Woolworth lunch counter in 1960—were NC A&T students.
- College Type: Public
- Program Type: 4-Year College
- Campus Size: Large (over 5,000 students)
- Campus Type: Urban
The university offers an innovative learning environment where students learn to organize, assess, apply, and create knowledge. NC A&T State has also fostered strong relationships with public and private organizations that offer additional learning opportunities.
NC A&T offers 116 bachelor's degrees, 54 master's degrees, and doctorate degrees in a range of disciplines, including energy, environmental, leadership studies, and much more. The university encompasses visionary centers that are helping to prepare students to succeed as entrepreneurs, journalists, researchers, and more. As a doctoral/research university, NC A&T offers exciting research opportunities.
The attractive and diverse campus includes a 600-acre farm yet is only nine blocks from downtown Greensboro. Students have easy access to North Carolina’s scenic mounts and beaches. They can join a fraternity or sorority, particulate in many on-campus clubs, or competes in NCAA Division I sports.