North Carolina A&T State University

North Carolina A&T State University

North Carolina A&T State University


North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University was founded by the state in 1891 as the Agricultural and Mechanical College for the Colored Race.

As one of North Carolina’s three engineering universities, North Carolina A&T State University is a public, comprehensive, land grant university.

The campus is just 9 blocks from downtown, and the area’s mix of industry with schools and universities contribute to the city’s economic and cultural diversity.

Academic Merit

North Carolina A&T has nearly 7,500 students and it is the nation’s leader among colleges and universities that graduate minorities with degrees in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.

It is also one of the largest producers of Certified Public Accountants among historically Black colleges and universities.

Notable alumni have graduated from North Carolina A&T State, including Dr. Ronald McNair who died in the space Shuttle Explosion; Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Brigadier General Clara Adams-Ender, retired Major; Dr. Joe Dudley owner of Dudley Products, Inc.; and North Carolina legislators Alma Adams and Bill Martin.

Campus Life

The college’s 188-acre campus in North Carolina’s Piedmont region allows for amply spaced student and administrative structures such as the Benbow, Frazier, Coltrane, Cherry, and Graham Halls; Fort Research Center; and the Dudley Memorial Building.

ADDRESS: 1601 East Market Street, Greensboro, NC MAP
PHONE: 336-334-7500