North Carolina A & T State University (NCAT)

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NCAT is a historically black college found in Greensboro, NC. North Carolina A & T State University has an enrollment of around 13,000 students.

Most of the students admitted to NCAT had an SAT score within the range of 970 - 1150, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 17 - 22. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the NCAT average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.14. This school has an acceptance rate of 58% with 26% of applicants choosing to attend. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected NCAT acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 55%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall NCAT Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for North Carolina A & T State University was reported as 58.3% in Fall 2020 with over 15,100 applications submitted to North Carolina A & T State University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • NCAT ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • NCAT Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into North Carolina A & T State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into North Carolina A & T State University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for North Carolina A & T State University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 53.6%
  • 2017-2018: 62.2%
  • 2018-2019: 61.4%
  • 2019-2020: 58.3%
  • Projected NCAT Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 55.2%

How Does NCAT Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for North Carolina A & T State University is three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
High Point University74.6%
Elon University78.4%
Winston-Salem State University67.6%
Wake Forest University29.6%
Duke University7.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to NCAT (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 580
Math480 - 570
Total Score970 - 1150
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 22
Math17 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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