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N.C. A&T Continues To Rank As A Top Producer Of Engineers
November 12, 2015

For the sixth consecutive year, North Carolina A&T State University has been ranked the No. 1 producer of engineering degrees on the undergraduate level awarded to African Americans in Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine’s Top 100 ranking.

N.C. A&T was also ranked the No. 1 producer of African American degrees in parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies on the undergraduate level, up eight spots from the 2014 ranking.

“We are delighted with this year’s rankings in Diverse’s Top 100 lists,” said Provost Joe B. Whitehead Jr. “North Carolina A&T State University is committed providing students with knowledge base required for initial and long-term success in the global market place.”

Each year, Diverse ranks the Top 100 colleges and universities across the country on the number of degrees awarded to African American, Native American, Asian American and Hispanic students across 43 categories.

A&T was also ranked No. 2 in degrees awarded to African Americans in agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences; engineering technologies and engineering-related fields; and mathematics and statistics.

The university is also a Top 5 producer of degrees awarded to African Americans in communication, journalism and related programs; and all disciplines combined. A&T is a Top 10 producer of degrees awarded to African Americans in: visual and performing arts; liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; marketing; family and consumer sciences/human sciences; psychology and physical sciences.

The university was ranked a top producer of degrees to African Americans in the categories of: accounting and related services; biological and biomedical sciences; business administration, management and operations; business, management, marketing and related support services; computer and information sciences and support services; education; finance and financial management services; history; and homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services.

A&T also ranked No. 3 in doctoral degrees awarded to African Americans in engineering and No. 3 in master’s degrees awarded to the same group in physical sciences, mathematics and statistics. The university ranks No. 4 in graduate degrees awarded to African Americans in master’s degrees in engineering and engineering technologies and engineering-related fields.

The university is a Top 5 producer of master’s degrees to African Americans in English Language and Literature/Letters and is ranked as a top producer of master’s degrees in Education, biological and biomedical sciences.

A&T has also been ranked No. 40 as a producer of African American doctoral degrees and No. 43 as a producer of African American master’s degrees.

This article reprinted from materials provided by North Carolina A&T State University.


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