North Carolina State University -- Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University -- Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$9,101

$29,220

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,059
Declined 16,134
Total Received 30,193
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Public

25,199

undergraduate students

10,280

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

North Carolina State University--Raleigh, founded in 1887, is a public, comprehensive research university and the largest university in the state. 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 2,137-acre campus is located in Raleigh, the state capital.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 35,479
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational

2137-acre urban campus in Raleigh (population: 464,758). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation around campus and to surrounding apartments and neighborhoods. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Raleigh-Durham
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Raleigh-Durham International

North Carolina State University — Raleigh
20 Watauga Club Drive
Raleigh, NC
27695

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Inter-Residence Council
  • Student Alumni Association
  • Student Wolfpack Club
  • College of Education Graduate Advisory Board
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers Student Section

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Homecoming
  • Campus Connections: Student Organization Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
48%
Top 1/4
85%
Top 1/2
99%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $85
Application deadline January 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.76

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,059
Declined 16,134
Total Received 30,193

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 105
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,110

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,535
Room & board $11,359
Additional fees $2,566
Books & supplies $1,082
Other fees $1,617
Total $23,159
Average Financial Aid - $5,110
Total with Avg. Aid $18,049
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, ballroom dance, baseball, basketball, bass fishing, Bhakti yoga, bowling, clogging, cross country/track, cycling, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, paintball, racquetball, rowing, rugby, sailing, skateboarding, skiing/snowboarding, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

aikido, ballroom dance, basketball, bass fishing, bowling, cheerleading, clogging, cross country/track, cycling, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, paintball, racquetball, rowing, rugby, sailing, skateboarding, skiing/snowboarding, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
Anthropology
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Construction Engineering
Criminology
Crop Production
Design and Visual Communications, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Food Science
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
French Language and Literature
Genetics, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Studies
Graphic Design
History, General
Horticultural Science
Industrial Engineering
Industrial and Product Design
International/Global Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Materials Engineering
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Nuclear Engineering
Nutrition Sciences
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Poultry Science
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
Science, Technology and Society
Social Work
Sociology
Soil Sciences, Other
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Textile Sciences and Engineering
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Women's Studies
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

35,479

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

25,199
students

Female
47%
11,738

Male
53%
13,461

29%

10,280
students

Female
47%
4,824

Male
53%
5,456

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

22,317
students

Female
48%
10,524

Male
52%
11,793

12%

2,882
students

Female
43%
1,214

Male
57%
1,668

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1,382

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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 interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

82%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • 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
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