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Tuition

$9,206

$22,661

not including room and board

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,137
Declined + 10,298
Total Received 20,435
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undergraduateRatios

56%

44%

male

female

1  :  18

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering
  2. Business
  3. Communication
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School Facts

North Carolina State, founded in 1887, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Education, Psychology, Engineering, Humanities & Social Science, Management, Natural Resources, Physical & Mathematical Science, Textiles, Veterinary Medicine, and the School of Design. Its 1,600-acre campus is located in Raleigh.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 34,340
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Codes

SAT 5496
ACT 3164

Social Networks

Public

24,833

undergraduate students

9,507

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
38%
500-599
47%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
16%
600-699
54%
500-599
27%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
51%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
21%
24-29
49%
18-23
28%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
27%
24-29
60%
18-23
12%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
21%
24-29
61%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Raleigh, NC

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Raleigh, NC

1,600-acre, urban campus in Raleigh (population: 416,468). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation around campus and to surrounding apartments and neighborhoods. Public transportation serves campus.

North Carolina State University — Raleigh
2806 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27695

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
32 fraternities 11% of male students
 
19 sororities 14% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
49%
Top 1/4
87%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
38%
500-599
47%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
16%
600-699
54%
500-599
27%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
51%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
21%
24-29
49%
18-23
28%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
27%
24-29
60%
18-23
12%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
21%
24-29
61%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline October 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,137
Declined + 10,298
Total Received 20,435

Admissions Contact

Thomas H. Griffin
Director of Admissions
P: 919 515-2434
F: 919 515-5039
undergrad_admissions@ncsu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,206
Room $6,034
Board $3,400
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $18,640
Average Financial Aid - $12,652
Total with Avg. Aid $5,988

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,652

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $23,374,913
State $20,041,195
Institutional $41,036,611
Other external $2,617,311
Total $87,070,030

Non-need-based

Federal $26,052
State $1,315,196
Institutional $7,034,590
Other external $4,475,786
Total $12,851,624

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
football
golf
gymnastics
riflery
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic Coast Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Wolf
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Information Systems
Adult/Community College Education
Aerospace Engineering
Africana Studies
Agency Counseling
Agricultural Business/Management
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Extension
Agricultural/Environmental Technology
Agricultural/Resource Economics
Agriculture
Agriculture Business/Management
Agronomy
Animal Science
Animal Science/Poultry Science
Animal/Livestock Husbandry/Production
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Sociology
Architecture
Art/Design
Arts Applications
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biological Engineering
Biological Sciences
Biological/Agricultural Engineering
Biomathematics
Biomedical Engineering
Botany
Business
Business Administration
Business Management
Business/Marketing Education
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication
Communication/Rhetoric/Digital Media
Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Networking
Computer Science
Construction Engineering/Management
Counselor Education
Counselor Education/Student Personnel in Higher Education
Creative Writing
Criminology
Crop Production
Crop Science
Curriculum/Instruction
Curriculum/Instruction/Elementary Education
Curriculum/Instruction/English Education
Curriculum/Instruction/Instructional
Curriculum/Instruction/Social Studies Education
Design
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Research/Policy Analysis
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
English Teacher Education
English/American Literature
English/American Literature/Teacher Education
Entomology
Environmental Design in Architecture
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Technology
Extension Education
Fiber/Polymer Science
Financial Mathematics
Fisheries/Wildlife Science
Fisheries/Wildlife Sciences
Food Science
Forest Management
Forestry
French Language/Literature
French Language/Literature/Teacher
Functional Genomics
Genetics
Geology
Graphic Design
Health Occupations Education
Higher Education Administration
History
History Teacher Education
History/Social Studies Teacher Education
Horticultural Science
Immunology
Industrial Design
Industrial Engineering
Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineer
International Studies
Landscape Architecture
Landscaping/Groundskeeping
Liberal Studies
Marine Science
Marine/Earth/Atmospheric Sciences
Material Science Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Meteorology
Microbial Biotechnology
Microbiology
Middle Grades Education
Multidisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources
Nuclear Engineering
Nutrition
Occupational Education
Operations Research
Paper Science/Engineering
Parks/Recreation/Tourism Management
Philosophy
Physics
Physiology
Plant Pathology
Plant Protection/Integrated Pest Management
Political Science
Political Science/Social Studies Teacher Education
Polymer/Color Chemistry
Poultry Science
Professional Golf Management
Psychology
Public Administration
Public History
Religious Studies
School Administration
School Psychology
Science Education
Science/Technology/Society
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology/Teacher Education
Soil Science
Spanish Language/Literature
Spanish Language/Literature/Teacher Education
Special Education
Special Education/Behavioral Disorders
Special Education/Learning Disabilities
Special Education/Mental Retardation
Specialized Veterinary Medicine
Statistics
Technical Communications
Technology Education
Technology Specialist/Computers
Textile Chemistry
Textile Engineering
Textile Technology
Textile Technology/Management
Textile/Apparel Management
Textiles
Toxicology
Training/Development
Turf/Turfgrass Management
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Public Health
Women's/Gender Studies
Wood Products
Wood/Paper Science
Zoology
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Undergraduate

72%

24,833
students

Female
44%
10,825

Male
56%
14,008

Graduate

28%

9,507
students

Female
46%
4,339

Male
54%
5,168

undergraduateFull-time

87%

21,821
students

Female
44%
9,557

Male
56%
12,264

undergraduatePart-time

13%

3,012
students

Female
43%
1,268

Male
57%
1,744

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

40%

Transfer applicants accepted

80%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.30
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 67
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ellizabeth James
Director, Office of International Services
919 515-2961
ois@ncsu.edu

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