This year’s reported three percent increase over the 2015-16 academic year also marks an incremental ten percent increase for the university over the last three years’ enrollment of 10,561, 10,725 and 10,852 respectively.
With an average GPA of 3.48 and SAT score of 933, the new 1,969 Aggies who make up the freshmen class of 2020 represents A&T's steady progression toward A&T Preeminence 2020: Embracing Our Past, Creating Our Future, exemplifying one of the university's core strategies to "Recruit and retain gifted students by providing an academically challenging environment."
“These are talented students. Attracted, I’m sure, to the vision, core values and opportunities that exist here [at N.C. A&T],” said Erin Hill Hart, associate vice chancellor for Enrollment Management. “We are pleased that students and their families recognize what North Carolina A&T has to offer by way of quality preparation on their way to their desired career.”
The university has experienced steady growth, with the current academic year being the most impressive. In addition to its notable enrollment growth, the university welcomed its most academically talented and robust freshman class in its 125-year history.