North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University


NC State was founded with a purpose: to create economic, societal and intellectual prosperity for the people of North Carolina and the country. We began as a land-grant institution teaching the agricultural and mechanical arts. Today, we’re a pre-eminent research enterprise that excels in science, technology, engineering, math, design, the humanities and social sciences, textiles and veterinary medicine.
NC State students, faculty and staff take problems in hand and work with industry, government and nonprofit partners to solve them. Our 34,000-plus 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.

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  • Phone: (919) 515-2011

  • Location: North Carolina, United States

  • Famous graduates: Hesham Qandil, W. Kerr Scott, John Edwards

  • Year founded: 1887

  • Worldwide rank: (not reported)

  • No. of undergraduate students: 25,176

  • International students: 1.40%

  • No. of postgraduate students: 9,591

  • International students: 30.50%


Application Statistics

  • Number of undergraduate applications received:19,148

  • No. of undergraduate students accepted:10,372

  • Undergraduate acceptance rate:

  • 54.00%

  • Number of postgraduate applications received:14,923

  • No. of postgraduate students accepted:4,381

  • Postgraduate Acceptance rate:

  • 29.40%

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Standardized Test Requirements

Considered if submitted.

% of freshman submitting SAT scores: 65%
% of freshman submitting ACT scores: 32%

SAT Percentiles

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Cost of attendance

Tuition and fees$24,932
Room and board$10,311
Books and supplies$1,076
Estimated personal expenses$1,500
Transportation expenses$890

Application Fee

Availability of Exchange program:Yes

Employment Rate(within one year)



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