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Tuition & Fees

$10,809

$27,160

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,390
Declined + 9,818
Total Received 20,208
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undergraduateRatios

56%

44%

male

female

1  :  16

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Aerospace Engineering
  3. Business
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School Facts

North Carolina State, founded in 1887, is a public, comprehensive research university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Design, Education, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management, Natural Resources, Sciences, Textiles, and Veterinary Medicine. Its 2,100-acre campus is located in Raleigh, the state capital.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 33,989
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)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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)
•  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

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Public

24,473

undergraduate students

9,516

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
46%
500-599
40%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
21%
600-699
56%
500-599
22%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
38%
500-599
47%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
35%
24-29
52%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
32%
24-29
58%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
36%
24-29
59%
18-23
4%
12-17
0
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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Raleigh, NC

2,090-acre, urban campus in Raleigh (population: 431,746). 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
2101 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27695

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
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

 
30 fraternities 10% of male students
 
20 sororities 15% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
52%
Top 1/4
86%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
46%
500-599
40%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
21%
600-699
56%
500-599
22%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
38%
500-599
47%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
35%
24-29
52%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
32%
24-29
58%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
36%
24-29
59%
18-23
4%
12-17
0
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,390
Declined + 9,818
Total Received 20,208

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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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 $8,551
Additional fees $2,258
Books & supplies $1,076
Total $11,885
Average Financial Aid - $13,174
Total with Avg. Aid $-1,289

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,174

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $22,102,098
State $18,881,927
Institutional $54,276,701
Other external $3,576,751
Total $98,837,477

Non-need-based

Federal $5,317
State $613,608
Institutional $8,428,056
Other external $4,847,174
Total $13,894,155

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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
Adult/Community College Education
Aerospace Engineering
Agency Counseling
Agricultural Business/Management
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Extension
Agricultural Science
Agricultural/Environmental Technology
Agricultural/Resource Economics
Agriculture
Agriculture Business/Management
Analytics
Animal Science
Animal Science/Poultry Science
Animal/Livestock Husbandry/Production
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Sociology
Architecture
Art/Design
Arts Applications
Arts Studies
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biological Engineering
Biological Sciences
Biological/Agricultural Engineering
Biomanufacturing
Biomathematics
Biomedical Engineering
Bioprocessing Science
Botany
Business Administration
Business/Marketing Education
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Climate Change/Society
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
College Counseling/Student Development
Communication
Communication/Rhetoric/Digital Media
Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Networking
Computer Science
Construction Engineering/Management
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminology
Crop Production
Crop Science
Curriculum/Instruction
Design
Design Studies
Digital Learning/Teaching
Economics
Education
Educational Administration/Supervision
Educational Research/Policy Analysis
Electric Power Systems Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Entomology
Environmental Assessment
Environmental Design in Architecture
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Technology
Extension Education
Family Life/Youth Development
Fashion/Textile Design
Fashion/Textile Management
Fiber/Polymer Science
Financial Mathematics
Fisheries/Wildlife Conservation
Fisheries/Wildlife Science
Fisheries/Wildlife Sciences
Food Science
Foreign Languages/Literatures
Forest Biomaterials
Forest Management
Forestry/Environmental Resources
Functional Genomics
Genetics
Geology
Geospatial Information Sciences
German Studies
Global Innovation/Management
Graphic Design
Health Occupations Education
Higher Education Administration
History
History/Social Studies Teacher Education
Horticultural Science
Immunology
Industrial Design
Industrial Engineering
Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineer
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Landscape Architecture
Landscaping/Groundskeeping
Leadership in the Public Sector
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
Natural Resources
Nuclear Engineering
Nutrition
Nutrition Science
Occupational Education
Operations Research
Paper Science/Engineering
Parks/Recreation/Tourism Management
Philosophy
Physics
Physiology
Plant Biology
Plant Pathology
Plant Protection/Integrated Pest Management
Political Science
Polymer/Color Chemistry
Poultry Science
Professional Golf Management
Psychology
Public Administration
Public History
Pulp/Paper Science/Technology
Religious Studies
School Administration
School Counseling
Science Education
Science/Technology/Society
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Social Studies Teacher Education
Soil Science
Soil/Land Development
Spanish Language/Literature
Special Education
Specialized Veterinary Medicine
Sports Management
Statistics
Sustainable Materials/Technology
Technical Communications
Technology Education
Technology/Engineering/Design Education
Textile Chemistry
Textile Engineering
Textile Technology
Textile Technology/Management
Textiles
Toxicology
Training/Development
Turf/Turfgrass Management
Turfgrass Science
Veterinary Medicine
Zoology
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Undergraduate

72%

24,473
students

Female
44%
10,761

Male
56%
13,712

Graduate

28%

9,516
students

Female
45%
4,283

Male
55%
5,233

undergraduateFull-time

87%

21,402
students

Female
45%
9,517

Male
55%
11,885

undergraduatePart-time

13%

3,071
students

Female
41%
1,244

Male
59%
1,827

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

76%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required 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: March 15

Spring: October 15

Transfer Credits

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 insurance
  • 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 72
Countries most often represented China
India
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

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

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