North Carolina A&T State University is so many things to so many people, both in our state and around the country.
We are a top-flight research university, the largest historically black university in the country, the #1 producer of degrees awarded to African Americans in North Carolina, and nationally recognized for our excellence in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering (STEM) education.
We are a diverse community, bound by intense pride and tradition, with fiercely loyal alumni who hold positions of importance and influence in companies and government agencies across the state, the country, and the world. We are inclusive and welcoming, with students from many backgrounds and cultures, every part of our state, our nation, and countries around the globe.
We are achievers, driven by a curious, limitless, fearless spirit that fuels discovery and innovation, resulting in 41 patents issued based on our research, as well as numerous spin-off and start-up companies.
Our history is rich with achievement and tradition. Our university is a place where the dynamic and visionary challenge the status quo. We share a vision of preeminence; using our minds, our research and our passion, we engage the community and create positive, lasting global change. We are better than yesterday, but never as good as tomorrow. Because our excellence has no boundaries—and because that’s what AGGIES DO!
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University advances knowledge through scholarly exchange and transforms society with exceptional teaching, learning, discovery, and community engagement. An 1890 land-grant doctoral research institution with a distinction in STEM and commitment to excellence in all disciplines, North Carolina A&T creates innovative solutions that address the challenges and economic needs of North Carolina, the nation, and the world.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is a preeminent land-grant institution where high-achieving scholars are engaged in transformative teaching and learning, civic outreach, interdisciplinary research, and innovative solutions to global challenges.
We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of performance for the success of the university.
We demonstrate high quality and attention to detail in all our endeavors.
We uphold moral character and unwavering ethical behavior.
We commit to diversity and demonstrate inclusiveness as we work together for the advancement of the university and the world.
We cultivate a culture of intellectual inquiry, personal growth, and achievement.