North Carolina A & T State University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,540
2.02% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$11,049
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
10.8%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
62.2%
10,661 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
11,877
86.3% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
42.7%
798 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 (125 degrees awarded), Sport & Fitness Management (115 degrees), and General Psychology (95 degrees).

In 2017, 1,982 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Carolina A & T State University. 57.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (1,453 degrees), 8.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (172 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Carolina A & T State University is $3,540, which is $-22,960 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North Carolina A & T State University is $3,540, which is $-22,960 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,049.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,540
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, 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 $-22,960 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$11,049
2017 Value
15.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 North Carolina A & T State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,049. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of North Carolina A & T State University grew by 15.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,153
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 $7,153 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 2.61% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at North Carolina A & T State University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.05% with respect to 2016, when 74% 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.
10.8%
2016 Default Rate
330
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at North Carolina A & T State University was 10.8%, which represents 330 out of the 3063 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 10,661 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.84% annual growth. Out of those 10,661 applicants, 6,634 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.2% acceptance rate.

There were 11,877 students enrolled at North Carolina A & T State University in 2017, and 71% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

North Carolina A & T State University has an overall enrollment yield of 34.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
6,634
Accepted Out of 10,661

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of North Carolina A & T State University was 62.2% (6,634 admissions from 10,661 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 53.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 2.84%, while admissions grew by 19.3%.

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SAT Scores

71%
Submission Percentage
1,645
Scores Submitted

71% of enrolled first-time students at North Carolina A & T State University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

North Carolina A & T State University has a total enrollment of 11,877 students. The full-time enrollment at North Carolina A & T State University is 10,248 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,629. 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 77.9% Black or African American, 6.83% White, 4.13% Hispanic or Latino, 3.57% Two or More Races, 1.1% Asian, 0.337% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.00842% 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 (48.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (34.7%) and White Male (2.65%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (35.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (20%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.33%).

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 11,877 students. The full-time enrollment at North Carolina A & T State University is 10,248 and the part-time enrollment is 1,629. This means that 86.3% of students enrolled at North Carolina A & T State University are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2017 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
    9,252
  2. White
    811
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    491

The enrolled student population at North Carolina A & T State University is 77.9% Black or African American, 6.83% White, 4.13% Hispanic or Latino, 3.57% Two or More Races, 1.1% Asian, 0.337% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.00842% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 344 students (2.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 302 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 (1,453 degrees awarded). There were 8.45 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (172 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North Carolina A & T State University is Mass Communication & Media Studies (125 degrees awarded), followed by Sport & Fitness Management (115 degrees) and General Psychology (95 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 (88 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (115 degrees), and Engineering (277 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 (433,989 people), Software developers (360,022 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (302,580 people), Civil engineers (230,519 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (206,381 people).

The most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Agriculture (88 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (115 degrees), Engineering (277 degrees), Human Sciences (73 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, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Agriculture (88 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (115 degrees), Engineering (277 degrees), Human Sciences (73 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 (465,188 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (400,238 people), Elementary & secondary schools (379,421 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (335,067 people), and Construction (303,399 people).

The most specialized majors at North Carolina A & T State University are Agriculture (88 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (115 degrees), Engineering (277 degrees), Human Sciences (73 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. 125 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 115 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 95 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North Carolina A & T State University was Mass Communication & Media Studies with 125 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 840
  2. 1,142

In 2017, 840 degrees were awarded to men at North Carolina A & T State University, which is 0.736 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,142).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 58 degrees were awarded to men at North Carolina A & T State University in Mechanical Engineering, which is 7.25 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 86 degrees were awarded to women at North Carolina A & T State University in Mass Communication & Media Studies, which is 2.21 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
44%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 20% 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, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North Carolina A & T State University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.13% of graduates (9 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
    1,453 degrees awarded
  2. White
    172 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    116 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Carolina A & T State University is black or african american (1,453 degrees awarded). There were 8.45 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (172 degrees).

5.85% of degree recipients (116 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    894 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    559 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    103 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at North Carolina A & T State University is black or african american female (894 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (559 degrees).

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Operations

North Carolina A & T State University has an endowment valued at nearly $55.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.12M (12.9%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, North Carolina A & T State University had a total salary expenditure of $273M. North Carolina A & T State University employs 179 Associate professors, 106 Professors, and 87 Assistant professors. Most academics at North Carolina A & T State University are Male Associate professors (105), Male Professors(78), and Female Associate professors (74).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 351 employees, Service, with 149 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 124 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$55.1M
2017 Endowment
14.5%
growth from 2016

North Carolina A & T State University has an endowment valued at about $55.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of North Carolina A & T State University grew 14.5% 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. $24.9M - Federal
  2. $694k - State
  3. $975k - Local

As of 2017, North Carolina A & T State University received $24.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $694k from state grants and contracts, and $975k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$124M
2017 Salaries
4.26%
growth from 2016

In 2017, North Carolina A & T State University paid a median of $124M in salaries, which represents 45.4% of their overall expenditure ($273M) and a 4.26% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.54% decline from 2015 and a 1.01% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$37.6M
Instructional Salaries
445
Number of Employees

In 2017, North Carolina A & T State University paid a total of $37.6M to 445 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
179 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
351 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University were Associate professor with 179 employees; Professor with 106 employees; and Professor with 87 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University were Office and Administrative Support with 351 employees; Service with 149 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 124 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Carolina A & T State University was Male Associate professor with 105 employees, Male Professor with 78 employees, and Female Associate professor with 74 employees.

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

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