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North Carolina State University

By the Numbers


24,536 Undergraduates



Total number of students Faculty and staff Proportion of student body

that is ethnically diverse

Student organizations



Club and intramural sports


Average class size


Proportion of classes with fewer than 50 students

Think and Do At NC State University, ideas become reality. Here, we work to deepen knowledge, engineer solutions, produce leaders, advance research and invigorate the job market. Here, we create a better, more connected world.

Our graduates leave


degrees awarded in 2013

ready to succeed in the workforce: The Wall Street Journal names NC State graduates in the top 20 most desired by recruiters.


20 most desired by recruiters Wall Street Journal

Think and Build Futuristic technology and cutting-edge design unite at NC State University’s new James B. Hunt Jr. Library, one of the world’s most inventive and advanced research facilities.

Knowledge Applied NC State’s faculty lead the university’s drive for academic excellence and student success. Recognized as leaders in their fields, our faculty share their talents through teaching and research that enrich minds and motivate discovery.


student-to-faculty ratio

Innovative Solutions With next-generation tools and immersive technologies, NC State’s alumni blend creativity and research to introduce groundbreaking businesses, products and services to the marketplace.

Our work has led to 400+ new products and 100+ startup companies that have created 7,100+ new jobs.

Profound Results We inspire creativity. NC State’s design and liberal arts students apply intellectual flexibility to social sciences challenges, developing a sophisticated understanding of their environment and a unique ability to make it better.

Visit the Campus Schedule your visit at Office of Undergraduate Admissions 919.515.2434

Think social. Work together. Our collaborative spirit extends beyond the classroom. From more than 600 clubs and organizations to industry internships and cooperative education opportunities, NC State’s student services help each student navigate the pathway to success.

Go Wolfpack! We are an NCAA Division I school in the highly competitive Atlantic Coast Conference. We also offer 52 club sports and 18 intramural sports.

Work and Live Nestled in the heart of North Carolina, Raleigh is just a few hours’ drive from both the beach and the mountains. But with all the Research Triangle area has to offer, you may want to stay right here.







America’s most

Best city for young

Cleanest cities

wired cities


America’s best cities

Best state for business

Among 10 fastest-

Chief Executive

growing cities CNNMoney

Quality of life

Biggest brain magnets

America’s safest cities

Best place for

business and careers

Connect NC State is a great place to discover your strengths, plan your future and chart a course to reach it. Find out more about us and stay connected. ncstateadmissions applyncstate ncstateadmissions



Princeton Review ranked NC State 4th for best overall public university value for 2014.

U.S. News & World Report ranked NC State the 5th best overall value among public universities in 2013.



In 2012 NC State granted the largest percentage of STEM degrees among land-grant universities, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Tuition and fees for 2014–15: In-state students $8,296

Out-of-state students $23,551


The Value of NC State NC State consistently ranks among the top values in higher education. Through career coaching, internships and co-op opportunities, we prepare students for a fulfilling career.

Apply 1. Go to, your Personal Admissions Website, and create a wolfPAW account. 2. Fill out the admission application. 3. Pay the $75 nonrefundable application fee. 4. Obtain an unofficial transcript from your current high school and upload to wolfPAW. 5. Complete your Self-Reported Academic Record list of coursework and grades from each institution attended. 6. Send official SAT and/or ACT test scores.

Check your wolfPAW account for application status updates and your admission decision.

Freshman Admission

Transfer Admission

In 2014, more than 20,000 students

About 20 percent of our graduates

applied for a freshman class of 4,250.

started at other campuses. In 2014, we

Our applicants excel in demanding

received more than 3,500 applications

college preparatory programs, score

for a class of 1,300. Transfer students

competitively on standardized tests

need a minimum of 30 transferable

and stay involved in their schools

credit hours and a competitive grade-

and communities.

point average. There are additional requirements; check our website for more information.

International Admission

Scholarships and Financial Aid

NC State University values the

NC State offers incoming first-

different perspectives and ideas that

year students various resources

international students bring to the

to assist with the cost of a quality

classroom and to campus life. For the

university education. Contact

2014 academic year we received more

the Office of Scholarships and

than 1,300 international applications.

Financial Aid to find out more.

NC State University promotes equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination and harassment based upon one’s age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation and veteran status. 55,000 copies of this public document were printed at a cost of 39¢ per copy.

Alphabetical Listing of NC State’s Majors Accounting Financial Analysis Information Systems Internal Auditing Managerial Aerospace Engineering Africana Studies Community Studies Agricultural & Environmental Technology Agricultural Systems Management Environmental System Management Agricultural Business Management Biological Sciences Agricultural Education Agricultural Business Agricultural Engineering Technology Agronomy Animal Science Horticultural Science Natural Resources Poultry Science Agricultural Science Agriculture, Undeclared Animal Science Industry Science Anthropology General Applied Mathematics Architecture Art & Design Arts Studies Film Studies Music Visual Arts Biochemistry Biological Engineering Agricultural Engineering Bioprocessing Engineering Environmental Engineering Biological Sciences Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology Human Biology Integrative Physiology & Neurobiology Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biomedical Engineering Bioprocessing Science Business Administration Entrepreneurship Finance Human Resource Management Management Information Information Technology Marketing Operations/Supply Chain Management Business & Marketing Education

Chemical Engineering Biomanufacturing Sciences Biomolecular Nanoscience Sustainable Engineering, Energy & the Environment Chemistry Civil Engineering Communication Media Interpersonal, Organizational & Rhetorical Public Relations Computer Engineering Computer Science Game Development Construction Engineering & Management General Construction Mechanical Construction Criminology Design Studies Business Administration Nonprofit Studies Economics Business Economics Education, Undeclared Electrical Engineering Renewable Electrical Energy Systems Elementary Education Engineering, Undeclared English Creative Writing Film Language, Writing & Rhetoric Literature Teacher Education Environmental Engineering Environmental Sciences Environmental Technology & Management Extension Education Agricultural & Natural Resources Youth Leadership Development Fashion & Textile Design Fashion Design Textile Design Fashion & Textile Management Brand Management & Marketing Fashion Development & Product Management Retail & Supply Chain Management First Year College Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology Conservation Biology Fisheries Wildlife Food Science Forest Management French Language & Literature Teacher Education Genetics Geology Environmental Geology German Studies International Economics Science & Technology Graphic Design

History History & Social Studies Teacher Education Horticultural Science Industrial Design Industrial Engineering Furniture Manufacturing International Studies Africa East and Southeast Asia Europe International Cultural Studies International Economy & Environment International Relations Latin America South Asia & Middle East Management, Undeclared Marine Sciences Biological Oceanography Chemistry Geology Meteorology Physics Materials Science & Engineering Mathematics Mathematics Education Computer Science Mathematics Middle Grades Statistics Mechanical Engineering Meteorology Microbiology Middle Grades Education Language Arts & Social Studies Mathematics & Science Natural Resources Ecosystem Assessment Marine & Coastal Policy & Administration Soil & Water Systems Soil Resources Natural Resources, Undeclared Nuclear Engineering Nutrition Science Paper Science & Engineering Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management Parks & Natural Resource Recreation Parks Management Program Management Tourism and Commercial Recreation Philosophy Ethics Law Logic, Representation & Reasoning Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Undeclared Physics Plant & Soil Sciences Agroecology Agronomic Business Agronomic Science Crop Biotechnology Crop Production Soil Science

Plant Biology Political Science American Politics International Politics Law & Justice Law & Theory Public Policy Social Studies Teacher Education Polymer & Color Chemistry ACS Certified Medical Science Science & Operations Poultry Science Professional Golf Management Psychology Religious Studies Science Education Biology Chemistry Earth Science Middle Grades Physics Science, Technology & Society Social Work Sociology Soil & Land Development Land Development Soil Science Spanish Language & Literature Teacher Education Sport Management Statistics Sustainable Materials and Technology Technology, Engineering & Design Education Textile Engineering Chemical Processing Information Systems Product Engineering Textiles, Undeclared Textile Technology Medical Textiles Supply Chain Operations Technical Textiles Turfgrass Science Women’s & Gender Studies Zoology

Agricultural Institute (two-year program) Agribusiness Management Horticulture Concentration Agricultural Pest Management Field Crops Technology General Agriculture Livestock & Poultry Management Ornamentals & Landscape Technology Turfgrass Management Urban Pest Management

New York 491 miles [8 hr]

Total undergraduate

Washington, D.C.

out-of-state students

262 miles [4 hr 20 min]



247 miles [4 hr]

Wilmington 133 miles [2 hr]


407 miles [6 hr 30 min]



71° F


Largest number of international students in North Carolina

is the average

high in Raleigh.

250 +

study-abroad programs


797 miles [11 hr 45 min]

In the 2014 academic year we received applications from all 50 states and 132 countries.

NC State University Undergraduate Admissions Travel Brochure 2014-15