North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$9,101

$29,220

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
690
25th
610
75th
720
25th
620
75th
33
25th
25
75th
31
25th
25
75th
32
25th
27
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,553
Declined 16,934
Total Received 31,487
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Public

28,869

undergraduate students

11,668

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1887, North Carolina State University is a public land-grant 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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 40,537
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
50%
Top 1/4
86%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
690
25th
610
75th
720
25th
620
75th
33
25th
25
75th
31
25th
25
75th
32
25th
27

Admissions Facts

Application fee $85
Other application fee (waived with College Board, ACT, or NACAC waivers)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,553
Declined 16,934
Total Received 31,487

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Aid

56%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,175

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,535
Room $6,070
Board $4,800
Additional fees $2,566
Books & supplies $1,082
Total $21,053
Average Financial Aid - $10,175
Total with Avg. Aid $10,878

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $23,556,025
State $18,514,210
Institutional $57,684,997
Other external $4,381,916
Total $104,137,148

Non-need-based

Federal $10,851
State $1,062,589
Institutional $10,160,301
Other external $6,129,453
Total $17,363,194

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 919 515-2421
F: 919 515-8422
studentservices@ncsu.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
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/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, cricket, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, goal ball, kickball, pool battleship, pool volleyball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, tae kwon do, team handball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic Coast Conference (Division I, Football I-A)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult and Continuing Education Administration.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Mechanization, General.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural and Extension Education Services.
Agricultural and Food Products Processing.
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Animal Sciences, General.
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biometry/Biometrics.
Biotechnology.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Construction Engineering.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Crop Production.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Evaluation and Research.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entomology.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Engineering Technology/Technician.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Food Science.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management.
Forestry, General.
Genetics, General.
Genetics, Other.
Genome Sciences/Genomics.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Graphic Design.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Industrial Engineering.
Industrial and Product Design.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Landscape Architecture.
Landscaping and Groundskeeping.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Nuclear Engineering.
Nutrition Sciences.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Operations Research.
Organizational Communication, General.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Sciences, Other.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management.
Political Science and Government, General.
Poultry Science.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public/Applied History.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Science, Technology and Society.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Systems Science and Theory.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Textile Sciences and Engineering.
Toxicology.
Turf and Turfgrass Management.
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General.
Women's Studies.
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology/Technician.
Zoology/Animal Biology.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

40,537

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

28,869
students

Female
48%
13,941

Male
52%
14,928

29%

11,668
students

Female
49%
5,702

Male
51%
5,966

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

23,561
students

Female
48%
11,326

Male
52%
12,235

18%

5,308
students

Female
49%
2,615

Male
51%
2,693

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: February 15

Spring: October 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 103
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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