Diversity

Location
Greensboro, NC
Undergrads
8,041
Tuition (in-state)
$15,657 ($5,059)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Freshman

Diversity: Our campus is predominantly black.

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3 College Freshman

Diversity: I really don't see anything wrong with the diversity because I see all types of people, but there are a majority of african americans here

3 College Senior

Diversity: More Blacks but in certain departments its diverse.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Greensboro is changing everyday and everyone is welcome to this city

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Diversity on campus is great. The environment is very calm and relaxing. Though the school is getting more diverse i feel that it is good for the school to get more diverse to learn and meet new people.

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Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Alaetra Chisholm
Hometown
Charlotte, North Carolina
Major
Journalism & Mass Communications: Multimedia Journalism
Grad Year
2014
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As a widely known historically black university, the majority of students at North Carolina A&T are African American, but diversity encompasses more areas than solely race. There are opportunities to meet all kinds of people at North Carolina A&T, and while African Americans constitute the largest racial group on campus, you will also see Caucasian, Hispanic, Asian, Indian, and African students, among students of other ethnic backgrounds. The number of international students that attend North Carolina A&T grows each year. The University has a Multicultural Student Center that encourages cultural unity and is open to students of all cultural backgrounds. International food events, parades, and organizations make students from all backgrounds feel extremely comfortable.

Facts & Statistics

African American
85%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
1%
International
1%
Native American
1%
White
6%
Unknown
5%
Historically Black College/University?
Yes
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
35%
Common States of Residence
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Maryland
  • South Carolina
  • Virginia
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 1%
18-19: 34%
20-21: 31%
22-24: 19%
25+: 14%
Female Faculty
44%
Male Faculty
56%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 57%
Asian American: 10%
Hispanic: 1%
International: 3%
Native American: 1%
White: 27%
Unknown: 1%
Gay Pride
Gay and lesbian students feel comfortable here and interact with all A&T students. All students are accepted here, and your sexual preference may have little to no effect on friendships and associations. There is an on-campus organization called PROUD, which is geared toward gay and LGBT students. Those who identify themselves as "straight" or non-homosexual are also welcomed to join PROUD, and are referred to as "allies."
Political Activity
NC A&T students are encouraged through voting rallies to voice their opinions and make their votes count, and students are able to vote on campus at the Dudley building during political elections. Alicia Keys visited NC A&T on October 26, 2012, to rally voters for the second presidential election of Barack Obama.
Economic Status
More than 90 percent of students receive financial aid here.
Most Common Religions
Christianity is the most popular, and there are several campus ministries groups that students can join. Non-denominational Christian services are held on campus every Sunday during the fall and spring semesters. Also, "Aggies 4 Christ" is a very interactive religious group on campus, among others.
Minority Clubs on Campus
The Multicultural Student Center was established to unify all students and embrace their different backgrounds and cultures. The center regularly hosts events, programs and international fairs. There are several other groups on campus, including the African Aggies.
Did You Know?
Students who are not African American are eligible for minority scholarships at North Carolina A&T.

Student Polls

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 94 responses

  • 0% Libertarian
  • 24% Not sure
  • 2% Very conservative
  • 9% Conservative
  • 35% Moderate
  • 28% Liberal
  • 2% Progressive/very liberal

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 94 responses

  • 0% Libertarian
  • 0% Very conservative
  • 10% Conservative
  • 23% Moderate
  • 33% Not sure
  • 23% Liberal
  • 11% Progressive/very liberal

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 94 responses

Totally homogenous
Extremely diverse
  • Economic status
  • Ethnic heritage
  • National origin (international students)
  • Political affiliation
  • Religious background
  • Sexual orientation

How diverse is your personal circle of friends in the following areas?    Based on 93 responses

Totally homogenous
Extremely diverse
  • Economic status
  • Ethnic heritage
  • National origin (international students)
  • Political affiliation
  • Religious background
  • Sexual orientation

How accepting is the campus community as a whole toward someone who falls into the minority (ethnic, sexual, or religious)?    Based on 95 responses

  • 3% It's hard to be a minority here.
  • 0% The campus is split on its acceptance-not all minority groups are as accepted as others.
  • 37% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 60% Very accepting.

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