Box 7103Raleigh, NC 27695 919-515-2434
About North Carolina State University
  • Year of Foundation 1887
  • Size of Campus 2,110 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 22,767
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 43%, 57%, 7%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,853 in-state, $17,388 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,154
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 70
  • Enrollment No. 23,361
Many students and faculty from around the globe call Raleigh home. And it's no wonder why. Raleigh, the state’s capital city, has recently been ranked the best city to live in the United States. The Research Triangle region surrounds the NC State campus where many of the country’s leading, Fortune 500 technology, research and pharmaceutical companies are located. NC State’s Centennial Campus is a unique community of collaboration. Industry and government partners work alongside faculty, staff, post-docs and students conducting cutting-edge research in state-of-the art facilities. Home to more than 130 corporate and government research partners, as well as incubator companies, and NC State University research units, Centennial Campus is the premier university research campus in the country.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 15
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Diversity Week, Pan-Afrikan Festival, Homecoming, Service Raleigh, Center Stage Performing Arts Series, Red & White Charity Ball
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Student Organization of Hong Kong, Hindu Students Council, Minorities in Agricultural, National Society of Black Engineers, Native American Student Association, Asian Student Association, Chinese Student Association
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • Number of students in fraternities 25
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Percent students who are frat members 9%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) http: //www. ncsu. edu/provost/diversity/religious_studentorgs. html
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 17
  • Number of frats 25
  • Number of honor societies Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society, Pi Tau Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa, Gamma Beta Phi Society, Alpha Pi Mu, Pi Alpha Xi, Golden Key Interantional Honor Society, Eta Kappa Nu, Beta Eta Chapter, Alpha Zeta Fraternity, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Order of 30 and 3, Om
  • Distance to nearest airport Raleigh-Durham Airport (8)
  • Distance to nearest train Raleigh (3)
  • Distance to nearest bus Raleigh (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 34%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 51%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 7%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (84%), women's dorms, men's dorms, sorority housing (2%), fraternity housing (2%), apartments for married students, apartment for single students (12%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 73
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 28%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 52%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 30%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 34%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,200
  • Number of e-books 171,460
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library Facilities Branch libraries include the Design Library, Natural Resources Library, Textiles Library, and Veterinary Medical Library; affilated reading rooms and libraries include the African American Cultural Center Reading Room and the Learning Resources Library; co
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 8,750
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 5,413,654
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 3,359,489
  • OS of Wifi Network Yes
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 200
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 139,991
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Gallery of Art & Design, Phytophotron with controlled atmosphere growth chambers, stable isotope lab, nuclear reactor, Research farms and forest, University-Industry partnership buildings on Centennial Campus, Veterinary Medicine Hospital, Memorial Bell T
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 484
  • Number Of Subscriptions 57,486
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,900
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 53%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year 57%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 12%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs IBM, SAS Institute
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years 61%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis