Points of Pride
Money and Essence Magazine ranked North Carolina A&T State University No. 9 in the inaugural list of “50 Best Colleges for African American Students.” The list places N.C. A&T among Ivy League schools, large public institutions and historically black colleges and universities.
N.C. A&T graduates the nation’s largest number of African American engineers at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and psychology undergraduates. Through the College of Business and Economics, A&T is also among the largest producers of African American certified public accountants.
True to our heritage, N.C. A&T is home to the largest agricultural college among historically black colleges and universities and is the nation’s second largest producer of minority agricultural graduates.
In 2019, N.C. A&T and UNCG have been awarded a twoyear National Science Foundation grant to build a high-speed research data network connecting the two largest universities in the Triad with each other and enable faster, easier sharing of research with scientists around the world.
N.C. A&T is proud of its nearly 57,000+ alumni of record, with a vast majority occupying prominent leadership positions around the world. These alumni spread the Aggie tradition throughout the nation, continuing to strive for excellence and to make their mark in society.
GoGrad.org ranked North Carolina A&T State University’s online master’s in computer science program No. 37 of 42 programs ranked in the United States.
Dr. Shengmin Sang, a professor and lead scientist for functional foods in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, and N.C. A&T’s Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies developed, patented and licensed a new aspirin-based compound for potential cancer treatment.