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NC A&T Starts School Year with Record Number of Students and New Programs

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) has kicked off its 2022-23 academic year with a record number of students, new academic programs, and increasing research.Nc A&t

The school expects approximately 13,500 students this year, which will make A&T the U.S.’s largest historically Black college and university (HBCU) for the ninth year in a row. The incoming first-year class is expected to consist of approximately 3,000 students, with an African American student majority. 

Average incoming NC A&T first-years can expect cost reductions of $5,000, including free textbooks, six hours of free summer school tuition, housing and dining scholarships, access to emergency grants, and an iPad.

NC A&T also announced a record $97.3 million in research contracts and grants for this fiscal year, a $19-million increase over last year.

The school’s new programs this year include an M.S. in Health Psychology and a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Environmental Science.

NC A&T also sports a new athletics conference, the Colonial Athletic Association, which has incorporated 15 of the school’s 17 teams.


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