North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro

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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is a public, coeducational, historically black, research university located in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. It is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, one of the oldest public universities in the United States. Founded by act of the North Carolina General Assembly, on March 9, 1891, as the Agricultural and Mechanical College for the Colored Race, it is the second college established under the provisions of the Morrill Land-Grant Acts, and first for people of color in the state of North Carolina. Initially, the college offered instruction in Agriculture, English, Horticulture, and Mathematics. In 1967, the college was designated a Regional University by the North Carolina General Assembly and renamed "North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University."Today, with an enrollment of over 10,000 students, North Carolina A&T is the largest historically black university in the nation. According to U.S. News & World Report, the university was ranked 10th nationally among historically black institutions, and second among public historically black institutions. The university is also well recognized for its degree program in engineering. The university's College of Engineering has consistently ranked first in the nation for the number of degrees awarded to African Americans at undergraduate level, and is a leading producer of African-American engineers with master's and doctorate degrees. The university is also a leading producer of African-American psychology undergraduates; minority certified public accountants, landscape architects, veterinarians, and agricultural graduates.
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  • All members are so helpful and it is a really huge place to rome around when you are stress. Well, I personally really like that place and I am also looking forward to enter this university. They...  more »
  • 5is will allow our child to gain more knowledge about her African American roots while obtaining a wealth of knowledge as she begins her future endeavors  more »
  • School is extremely easy.... My high school was more disciplined than this place. But the teachers seem nice so far. We'll see how the remainder of my schooling goes.
  • LOVVVVVE this university!!!!! I am so proud that I graduated from here. #proudaggie #classof2019
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