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Greensboro, North Carolina

NCAT Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into North Carolina A & T State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
62.2%
Admission Difficulty for North Carolina A & T State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into NCAT and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #29 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,634 out of 10,661 applicants were admitted making NCAT a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. North Carolina A & T State University typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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NCAT SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
71%
SAT Scores for North Carolina A & T State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for North Carolina A & T State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1090

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

North Carolina A & T State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #32 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 71 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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
1160 and Above Good >74%
1085 to 1160 Avg + 62%-74%
1010 to 1085 Avg - 49%-62%
935 to 1010 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 935 Low <36%
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NCAT ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
58%
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 21
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. 58 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to North Carolina A & T State University.

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 >76%
19 to 22 Avg + 62%-76%
17 to 19 Avg - 52%-62%
15 to 17 Reach 41%-52%
Less than 15 Low <41%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You can get into North Carolina A & T State University 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 #38 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 62% 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 Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

North Carolina A & T State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,425 4,236 10,661
Accepted 4,076 2,558 6,634
Acceptance Rate 63% 60% 62%
Enrolled 1,364 945 2,309
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 37% 35%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to North Carolina A & T State University and what considerations affect 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.