North Carolina A & T State University

Greensboro, NC 27411

North Carolina A&T State University is a public university in Greensboro, North Carolina. It was established in 1891 as the Agricultural and Mechanical College for the Colored Race. It was the first college for people of color in the state. In became a regional university in 1967 and was renamed the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. It is now the largest historically black university in the nation and offers over 175 undergraduate programs and 30 master’s programs. These programs are offered through nine professional colleges, including the College of Health and Human Services that houses the School of Nursing. The total student enrollment for 2018 was 12,142 students. 

Three CCNE-accredited BSN programs are offered at the university. These options include traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN programs. The traditional BSN program is a four-year program that includes classroom and clinical learning. Students also gain training through a virtual lab and clinical rotations at various community healthcare settings. With the accelerated program, students who already have a bachelor’s degree can obtain their BSN in just 12 months. The RN to BSN program is also designed to be completed in 12 months and can be completed online or on campus.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate75%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. RN to BSN
  3. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 26

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from North Carolina A & T State University

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2.31 miles away
ECPI University - Greensboro
10.84 miles away
Winston-Salem State University
25.39 miles away
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
41.75 miles away
North Carolina Central University
49.18 miles away
ECPI University - Raleigh
60.15 miles away
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
75.88 miles away
Fayetteville State University
85 miles away
Radford University
85 miles away
ECPI University - Charlotte
87.7 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1936 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1971 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading420 to 500
SAT: Math430 to 510
SAT: Writing390 to 470
ACT Composite18 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,053
30k to 48k$9,126
48k to 75k$12,848
75k to 110k$16,078
Over 110k$16,425
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $145.00 $676.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $253.00 $942.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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North Carolina A & T State University
1601 E Market St
Greensboro, NC 27411

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