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            THE UNIVERSITY

                 stablished in 1891, North   undergraduate and graduate        and Nanoengineering. The curricula
                 Carolina Agricultural and   instruction, scholarly and creative   have been adapted to strengthen
           E Technical State University is   research, and effective public service   science, technology, engineering and
            an 1890 land-grant institution and   and engagement. A&T is accredited   mathematics (STEM)—the academic
            is currently ranked as a doctoral   by the Southern Association of   core and foundation of all programs.
            higher research activity university   Colleges and Schools Commission on   The university also has moved rapidly
            by the Carnegie Classifications of   Colleges.                     to blend its academic and research
            Institutions of Higher Education.                                  programs with the needs of society,
            With an enrollment of 11,877 students   The university offers baccalaureate,   forming a symbiotic relationship.
            (fall 2017), North Carolina A&T is the   graduate and doctoral degree
            largest historically black university in   programs through the Colleges   A&T has advanced to the forefront
            the nation.                      of Agriculture and Environmental   in the area of research—ranking third
                                             Sciences; Arts, Humanities and Social   in the UNC System in sponsored
            Throughout its history, A&T has   Sciences; Business and Economics;   research funding since 2005—and
            maintained a rich tradition of   Education; Engineering; Health and   receiving a multimillion-dollar
            excellence in academics, research   Human Sciences; and Science and   National Science Foundation
            and outreach. Today, the university is   Technology; The Graduate College;   Engineering Research Center grant,
            committed to fulfilling its fundamental   and the Joint School of Nanoscience   among others.
            purposes through exemplary

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