North Carolina A & T State University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,470

2.97% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$9,548

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

10.6%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

53.6%

10,367 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

11,177

86.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.5%

887 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 General Psychology (115 degrees awarded), Mass Communication & Media Studies (115 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (111 degrees).

In 2016, 1,995 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Carolina A & T State University. 57.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (1,468 degrees), 8.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (170 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Carolina A & T State University is $3,470, which is $-22,386 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North Carolina A & T State University is $3,470, which is $-22,386 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,548.

In 2016, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,470

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at North Carolina A & T State University was $3,470. The cost of tuition at North Carolina A & T State University is $-22,386 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$9,548

2016 Value

11.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 North Carolina A & T State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,548. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of North Carolina A & T State University grew by 11.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,971

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Carolina A & T State University was of $6,971 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 3.2% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 14.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at North Carolina A & T State University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.63% with respect to 2015, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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10.6%

2015 Default Rate

321

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at North Carolina A & T State University was 10.6%, which represents 321 out of the 3024 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 10,367 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 72.5% annual growth. Out of those 10,367 applicants, 5,561 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 53.6% acceptance rate.

There were 11,177 students enrolled at North Carolina A & T State University in 2016, and 70% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

North Carolina A & T State University has an overall enrollment yield of 35.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

53.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

5,561

Accepted Out of 10,367

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of North Carolina A & T State University was 53.6% (5,561 admissions from 10,367 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 60.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 72.5%, while admissions grew by 53%.

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SAT Scores

70%

Submission Percentage

1,369

Scores Submitted

70% of enrolled first-time students at North Carolina A & T State University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

North Carolina A & T State University has a total enrollment of 11,177 students. The full-time enrollment at North Carolina A & T State University is 9,647 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,530. This means that 86.3% 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 77.8% Black or African American, 6.57% White, 3.59% Hispanic or Latino, 3.47% Two or More Races, 1.11% Asian, 0.251% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.00895% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at North Carolina A & T State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (47.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (35.4%) and White Male (2.92%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (33.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (20.6%) and White Female (6.11%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Carolina A & T State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,177 students. The full-time enrollment at North Carolina A & T State University is 9,647 and the part-time enrollment is 1,530. This means that 86.3% of students enrolled at North Carolina A & T State University are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

2016 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 75%. 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

    8,692

  2. White

    734

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    401

The enrolled student population at North Carolina A & T State University is 77.8% Black or African American, 6.57% White, 3.59% Hispanic or Latino, 3.47% Two or More Races, 1.11% Asian, 0.251% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.00895% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 420 students (3.76%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 311 more women than men received degrees from North Carolina A & T State University. The majority of degree recipients at North Carolina A & T State University are black or african american (1,468 degrees awarded). There were 8.64 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (170 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North Carolina A & T State University is General Psychology (115 degrees awarded), followed by Mass Communication & Media Studies (115 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (111 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 Engineering (321 degrees awarded), Agriculture (55 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 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 Miscellaneous managers (508,435 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (350,768 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (299,750 people), Civil engineers (232,754 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (186,354 people).

The most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Engineering (321 degrees awarded), Agriculture (55 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees), Human Sciences (69 degrees), and Communications (137 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 Economists, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Engineering (321 degrees awarded), Agriculture (55 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees), Human Sciences (69 degrees), and Communications (137 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 (438,977 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (407,530 people), Elementary & secondary schools (354,016 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (314,228 people), and Construction (285,133 people).

The most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Engineering (321 degrees awarded), Agriculture (55 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees), Human Sciences (69 degrees), and Communications (137 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. 115 degrees awarded

  2. 115 degrees awarded

  3. 111 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North Carolina A & T State University was Mass Communication & Media Studies with 115 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 842

  2. 1,153

In 2016, 842 degrees were awarded to men at North Carolina A & T State University, which is 0.73 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,153).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 68 degrees were awarded to men at North Carolina A & T State University in Mechanical Engineering, which is 9.71 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 96 degrees were awarded to women at North Carolina A & T State University in Social Work, which is 8 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

48%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 21% 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, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (51%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North Carolina A & T State University is Female and Black or African American (51% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.92% of graduates (17 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

    1,468 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    170 degrees awarded

  3. White

    124 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Carolina A & T State University is black or african american (1,468 degrees awarded). There were 8.64 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (170 degrees).

8.52% of degree recipients (170 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    897 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    571 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at North Carolina A & T State University is black or african american female (897 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (571 degrees).

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Operations

North Carolina A & T State University has an endowment valued at nearly $48.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.17M (6.58%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, North Carolina A & T State University had a total expenditure of $253M. Of that $253M, they spent $124M on salaries and $253M on benefits.

North Carolina A & T State University employs 188 Associate professors, 100 Professors, and 83 No academic ranks. Most academics at North Carolina A & T State University are Male Associate professors (116), Male Professors(75), and Female Associate professors (72).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 366 employees, Service, with 133 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 118 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$48.1M

2015 Endowment

9.64%

growth from 2014

North Carolina A & T State University has an endowment valued at about $48.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of North Carolina A & T State University grew 9.64% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $223M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $21M - Federal

  2. $366k - State

  3. $1.01M - Local

As of 2015, North Carolina A & T State University received $21M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $366k from state grants and contracts, and $1.01M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$124M

Salary Expenditure

$253M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, North Carolina A & T State University had a total expenditure of $253M. Of that $253M, they spent $124M on salaries and $253M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at North Carolina A & T State University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$124M

2015 Salaries

1.01%

decline from 2014

In 2015, North Carolina A & T State University paid a median of $124M in salaries, which represents 49.2% of their overall expenditure ($253M) and a 1.01% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.973% decline from 2013 and a 2.55% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$34.2M

Instructional Salaries

411

Number of Employees

In 2015, North Carolina A & T State University paid a total of $34.2M to 411 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

188 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

366 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University were Associate professor with 188 employees; Professor with 100 employees; and Professor with 83 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University were Office and Administrative Support with 366 employees; Service with 133 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 118 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University was Male Associate professor with 116 employees, Male Professor with 75 employees, and Female Associate professor with 72 employees.

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

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