NC State University is a place where ideas become solutions and today’s students grow into tomorrow’s leaders.
North Carolina State University is a preeminent research university that excels in science, technology, engineering, math, design, the humanities and social sciences, textiles, and veterinary medicine. With nearly 100 academic majors to choose from, our educational landscape is as diverse as our student body.
NC State students, faculty, and staff take problems in hand and work with industry, government, and nonprofit partners to solve them. Our high-performing students apply what they learn in the real world by conducting research, working in internships and co-ops, and performing acts of world-changing service. That experiential education ensures they leave here ready to lead the workforce, confident in the knowledge that NC State consistently rates as one of the best values in higher education
Leading the pack
NC State’s faculty lead the University’s drive for academic excellence and student success. Recognized as innovators in their fields, our instructors share their talents through teaching and research that enrich minds and motivate discovery.
NC State’s award-winning Centennial Campus is home to more than 70 public and private partners—as well as the innovative Hunt Library, which Time magazine recognized as “the library of the future.” Hunt Library is one of the most technologically advanced learning and collaboration spaces in the world.
More than three-quarters of NC State grads go directly into graduate school or full-time careers. And those careers pay big dividends for the time, talent, and energy they’ve spent here.
#38 among the Best Public Universities in the Nation
— U.S. News & World Report
Ranked among the top 20 universities by The Wall Street Journal for graduates most desired by job recruiters
The Best Value for Your Money NC State consistently ranks among the top values in higher education.