North Carolina A&T State University
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 LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students11,877|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
07/01/1936 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
12/01/1971 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||930 to 1090|
|ACT||17 to 22|
|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|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$148/credit|
|In State Students||$148/credit|
|Out of State Students||$685/credit|
|In District Students||$264/credit|
|In State Students||$264/credit|
|Out of State Students||$953/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of North Carolina A&T State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||17%||$1,257|
|State Grant & Scholarships||54%||$2,963|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||77%||$2,917|
|Federal Student Loans||83%||$5,851|
$11,049Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$9,513|
|$30,001 to $48,000$10,871|
|$48,001 to $75,000$14,022|
|$75,001 to $110,000$17,402|
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Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- North Carolina Masters Nurse Scholars Program, Graduate Program
- North Carolina Nurse Education Scholarship-Loan Program
- Virginia Elizabeth and Alma Vane Taylor Nursing Scholarship
- Ann Mabe Newman and William G. Newman Nursing Scholarship
- Carol Ann Beerstecher Nursing Scholarship
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.