North Carolina A & T State University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,540
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,097
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
9.58%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
58.3%
15,083 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
12,556
86.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
52.7%
954 Graduates

About

North Carolina A & T State University is a higher education institution located in Guilford County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at North Carolina A & T State University were Mass Communication & Media Studies (134 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (130 degrees), and Sport & Fitness Management (113 degrees).

In 2019, 2,155 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Carolina A & T State University. 58.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (1,582 degrees), 8.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (185 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Carolina A & T State University is $3,540, which is $-24,960 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North Carolina A & T State University is $3,540, which is $-24,960 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,097.

In 2019, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 74% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,540
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at North Carolina A & T State University was $3,540. The cost of tuition at North Carolina A & T State University is $-24,960 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$9,097
2019 Value
3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 North Carolina A & T State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,097. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of North Carolina A & T State University grew by 3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,624
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Carolina A & T State University was of $7,624 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 5.01% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
74%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at North Carolina A & T State University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 5.19% with respect to 2018, when 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.58%
2017 Default Rate
311
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at North Carolina A & T State University was 9.58%, which represents 311 out of the 3247 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

North Carolina A & T State University received 15,083 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 36% annual growth. Out of those 15,083 applicants, 8,792 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.3% acceptance rate.

There were 12,556 students enrolled at North Carolina A & T State University in 2019, and 57% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

North Carolina A & T State University has an overall enrollment yield of 26%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
8,792
Accepted Out of 15,083

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of North Carolina A & T State University was 58.3% (8,792 admissions from 15,083 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 61.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 36%, while admissions grew by 29.1%.

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SAT Scores

57%
Submission Percentage
1,294
Scores Submitted

57% of enrolled first-time students at North Carolina A & T State University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

North Carolina A & T State University has a total enrollment of 12,556 students. The full-time enrollment at North Carolina A & T State University is 10,879 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,677. This means that 86.6% of students enrolled at North Carolina A & T State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North Carolina A & T State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.5% Black or African American, 6.09% White, 4.32% Two or More Races, 4.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.15% Asian, 0.303% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0319% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at North Carolina A & T State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (50.6%), followed by Black or African American Male (33.3%) and Two or More Races Female (2.94%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (38.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (20.7%) and White Female (6.93%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Carolina A & T State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,556 students. The full-time enrollment at North Carolina A & T State University is 10,879 and the part-time enrollment is 1,677. This means that 86.6% of students enrolled at North Carolina A & T State University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at North Carolina A & T State University was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), North Carolina A & T State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    9,860
  2. White
    765
  3. Two or More Races
    542

The enrolled student population at North Carolina A & T State University is 78.5% Black or African American, 6.09% White, 4.32% Two or More Races, 4.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.15% Asian, 0.303% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0319% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 342 students (2.72%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 379 more women than men received degrees from North Carolina A & T State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at North Carolina A & T State University is black or african american (1,582 degrees awarded). There were 8.55 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (185 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North Carolina A & T State University is Mass Communication & Media Studies (134 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (130 degrees) and Sport & Fitness Management (113 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at North Carolina A & T State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (115 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees), and Engineering (295 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Other managers (428,943 people), Software developers (425,207 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (331,253 people), Civil engineers (268,948 people), and Mechanical engineers (201,284 people).

The most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Agriculture (115 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees), Engineering (295 degrees), Human Sciences (86 degrees), and Communications (147 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Agriculture (115 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees), Engineering (295 degrees), Human Sciences (86 degrees), and Communications (147 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Computer Systems Design (501,081 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (420,698 people), Elementary & secondary schools (377,113 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (336,765 people), and Construction (330,509 people).

The most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Agriculture (115 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees), Engineering (295 degrees), Human Sciences (86 degrees), and Communications (147 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by North Carolina A & T State University.
Most Common
  1. 134 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 130 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 113 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North Carolina A & T State University was Mass Communication & Media Studies with 134 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

888
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,267
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 888 degrees were awarded to men at North Carolina A & T State University, which is 0.701 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,267).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 73 degrees were awarded to men at North Carolina A & T State University in Mechanical Engineering, which is 5.62 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 93 degrees were awarded to women at North Carolina A & T State University in Mass Communication & Media Studies, which is 2.27 times more than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 17% of students graduating from North Carolina A & T State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North Carolina A & T State University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.99% of graduates (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,582 degrees awarded
  2. White
    185 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    95 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Carolina A & T State University is black or african american (1,582 degrees awarded). There were 8.55 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (185 degrees).

4.41% of degree recipients (95 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    972 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    610 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    99 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at North Carolina A & T State University is black or african american female (972 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (610 degrees).

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Operations

North Carolina A & T State University has an endowment valued at nearly $80.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.56M (6.94%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, North Carolina A & T State University had a total salary expenditure of $297M. North Carolina A & T State University employs 178 Associate professors, 116 Assistant professors, and 101 Professors. Most academics at North Carolina A & T State University are Male Associate professors (98), Female Associate professors(80), and Male Professors (78).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 325 employees, Service, with 167 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 153 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$80.2M
2019 Endowment
25.6%
growth from 2018

North Carolina A & T State University has an endowment valued at about $80.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of North Carolina A & T State University grew 25.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $231M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $32.5M - Federal
  2. $367k - State
  3. $1.07M - Local

As of 2019, North Carolina A & T State University received $32.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $367k from state grants and contracts, and $1.07M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$133M
2019 Salaries
3.96%
growth from 2018

In 2019, North Carolina A & T State University paid a median of $133M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($297M) and a 3.96% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.15% growth from 2017 and a 4.26% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$39.8M
Instructional Salaries
460
Number of Employees

In 2019, North Carolina A & T State University paid a total of $39.8M to 460 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
178 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
325 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University were Associate professor with 178 employees; Assistant professor with 116 employees; and Assistant professor with 101 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University were Office and Administrative Support with 325 employees; Service with 167 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 153 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University was Male Associate professor with 98 employees, Female Associate professor with 80 employees, and Male Professor with 78 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at North Carolina A & T State University.

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