North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is a public, high research activity, 1890 land-grant university committed to exemplary teaching and learning, scholarly and creative research, and effective engagement and public service. The University offers degrees at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels and has a commitment to excellence in a comprehensive range of academic disciplines. Their unique legacy and educational philosophy provide students with a broad range of experiences that foster transformation and leadership for a dynamic and global society. They believe in the power of their students to solve problems, both local and global, through technology, business, engineering, the arts and other endeavors. They believe that through exemplary instruction and interdisciplinary studies, through scholarly and creative research, and through courage and community service, N.C. A&T prepares students to enhance the quality of life for themselves, the citizens of North Carolina, the nation, and the world.