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#12 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

NCAT Admission Requirements

Greensboro, North Carolina

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Chances of getting into North Carolina A & T State University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
57%
Admission Difficulty for North Carolina A & T State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Average 
How hard is it to get into NCAT and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at NCAT is 57%.  It ranks #16 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. NCAT is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 9,281 out of 16,366 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent (SAT 960/1130 ACT 17/22). North Carolina A & T State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.61. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The NCAT application fee is $60 and applications are due by May 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. North Carolina A & T State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

NCAT SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
960-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT 
75%
SAT Scores for North Carolina A & T State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for North Carolina A & T State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1050

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to North Carolina A & T State University?

North Carolina A & T State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. NCAT ranks #22 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

North Carolina A & T State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1130 and Above Good >72%
1045 to 1130 Avg + 57%-72%
960 to 1045 Avg - 41%-57%
875 to 960 Reach 27%-41%
Less than 875 Low <27%
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NCAT ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
57%
ACT Scores for North Carolina A & T State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for North Carolina A & T State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into NCAT?

Admission data indicates that NCAT regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #31 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 57 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to North Carolina A & T State University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

North Carolina A & T State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
22 and Above Good >74%
19 to 22 Avg + 57%-74%
17 to 19 Avg - 44%-57%
15 to 17 Reach 32%-44%
Less than 15 Low <32%
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NCAT GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.61
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into North Carolina A & T State University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into NCAT. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at North Carolina A & T State University was 3.61 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as NCAT accepts 57% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

76% of North Carolina A & T State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted North Carolina A & T State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 76%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

North Carolina A & T State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 10,806 5,560 16,366
Accepted 6,194 3,087 9,281
Acceptance Rate 57% 56% 57%
Enrolled 1,369 767 2,136
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 25% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
214

Applicants have 214 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to North Carolina A & T State University is $60.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to North Carolina A & T State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

North Carolina A & T State University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at North Carolina A & T State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199102 IPEDS survey data for North Carolina A & T State University.

FAQs

Does North Carolina A & T State University prefer SAT or ACT?

75% of students submit their SAT scores to NCAT. 57% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into North Carolina A & T State University?

57% of those who apply are granted admission to NCAT. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for North Carolina A & T State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1130. 75% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for North Carolina A & T State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 57% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.