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Chances of getting into North Carolina A & T State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.3%
Admission Difficulty for North Carolina A & T State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into NCAT and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,792 out of 15,083 applicants were admitted making NCAT a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. North Carolina A & T State University typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must 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 determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NCAT SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
75%
SAT Scores for North Carolina A & T State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for North Carolina A & T State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1060

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 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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
1150 and Above Good >70%
1060 to 1150 Avg + 58%-70%
970 to 1060 Avg - 45%-58%
880 to 970 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 880 Low <32%
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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 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for North Carolina A & T State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
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 #32 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 57 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to North Carolina A & T State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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 >72%
19 to 22 Avg + 58%-72%
17 to 19 Avg - 47%-58%
15 to 17 Reach 37%-47%
Less than 15 Low <37%
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NCAT GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.68
Typical High School Grades
C+

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

You can get into NCAT with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at North Carolina A & T State University was 2.68 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #48 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 58% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted North Carolina A & T State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ N/A% Good
3.50 to 3.75 3% Good
3.25 to 3.50 5% Good
3.00 to 3.25 13% Good
2.75 to 3.00 44% Good
2.50 to 2.75 34% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

73% 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 10%
Top 25% of class 31%
Top 50% of class 73%
Bottom 50% of class 27%
Bottom 25% of class 3%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

North Carolina A & T State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 9,748 5,335 15,083
Accepted 5,763 3,029 8,792
Acceptance Rate 59% 57% 58%
Enrolled 1,391 898 2,289
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 30% 26%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2021.

Application Fee

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

Admission 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 Admission 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?

58% of those who apply are granted admission to NCAT. Admission competition is low and the college has very 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 970 and 1150. 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.