North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) is a public, doctoral/research-intensive university committed to fulfilling its fundamental purposes through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. Since its inception as a land-grant university in 1891, N.C. A&T has had a rich tradition of leadership and achievement. The purpose of the University is to provide an intellectual setting where students in higher education may find a sense of identification, belonging, responsibility, and achievement that will prepare them for roles of leadership and service in the communities where they will live and work.
In this sense, N.C. A&T serves as a laboratory for the development of excellence in teaching, research and public service. The school's educational program focuses on the broad fields of agriculture, engineering, technology, business, education, nursing, the liberal arts and science. The University is comprised of the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business and Economics, School of Education, College of Engineering, School of Nursing, School of Technology, and the School of Graduate Studies. N.C. A&T is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. – less–ZoomInfo