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North Carolina State University

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About

History

When NC State University was founded in 1887, the school embodied ideals that were rapidly transforming the field of higher education. Chief among them was the belief that colleges should not be reserved for a select few and that the children of farmers, mechanics and other workers should have access to the opportunities and benefits of higher education.

Education

With 12 colleges representing all major academic disciplines, more than 34,000 students and more than 2,300 faculty, NC State is the largest university in North Carolina. This is a pre-eminent research enterprise where undergraduate and graduate students learn from award-winning faculty.

Research

Wherever it starts — in a lab on campus, in a field in rural North Carolina, on an island in the Pacific — NC State research finds the same destination: the real world. Our faculty and students engage with real problems, and they find real solutions. Our researchers have developed energy-saving smart transformers and life-saving bomb sensors, handheld radiation detectors and cancer-killing nanodaisies.

We’re a leader in big data, biomedical engineering, materials science, food safety, translational medicine and more.

Career

We’re a leader in big data, biomedical engineering, materials science, food safety, translational medicine and more.

We are leading the field in producing the graduates America needs, according to U.S. News & World Report. NC State and the city of Raleigh are integral parts of North Carolina’s vibrant Research Triangle region, which is home to many of the country’s leading research and technology companies. Of the 400+ employers who visited NC State University in 2017, the ones with the highest documented levels of recruiting activity among our students were Amazon, Cisco, Deloitte, Duke Energy, Eaton Corporation, IBM, Pfizer, SAS, and NetApp.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
151 50
2017
201
2016
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
251
2018
251 -50
2017
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
279 -16
2018
263 14
2017
277
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
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2018
217 5
2017
222
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Service is part of our DNA at NC State. As a land-grant university, we were founded to help create a better world. From the Krispy Kreme Challenge, to Alternative Service Break trips, to the Feed the Pack food pantry, our students serve those in need on campus, across North Carolina and around the globe. Our students’ commitment to service is a key reason NC State made the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest service-related honor bestowed on a college or university by the White House.

Housing services

NC State offers students housing options that range from traditional residence hall living to campus-based village communities to on- and off-campus apartment complexes owned and operated by the university for upperclassmen and graduate student residents.

Library services

NC State's library system is composed by several libraries. The D. H. Hill Library is NC State University's main library, located on the north campus. The Hunt Library is the university's second main library, located on Centennial Campus.The Harrye B. Lyons Design Library is another important asset to design research developed in the CRDM program. 

Medical services

Your health and safety are among the most important factors in your success at NC State. We offer a full-service, nationally recognized student health center to support your physical and mental health, and we’re committed to building a safe, secure campus environment.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Wolf Ridge Apartments
  • Wolf Village Apartments
  • Western Manor Apartments
  • E.S. King Village Apartments
  • Residential facilities include seven computer labs with 127 workstations.

  • We rank in the top 25 percent of national residence hall buildings for energy savings, which makes us eligible for Energy Star Certification.
  • All residence hall rooms, Wolf Village Apartments, Wolf Ridge Apartments, and E.S. King Village Apartments are equipped with sprinkler and state-of-the-art fire suppression systems and high-speed internet connections.

Sports facilities

In sports, the final score isn’t the only important number. Try these figures on for size: 70 intramural and club sports programs, 23 Division I varsity teams and two recreation complexes encompassing 350,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor fitness space. That’s not to mention an Outdoor Adventure program that puts North Carolina’s mountains and waterways at your disposal.

Student clubs

  • Beekeepers Club
  • 321 Coffee at North Carolina State University
  • 9/11 Memorial Run Planning Committee
  • Acappology
  • Accounting Society at NC state
  • Adopted Students Union
  • Advanced Rocketry Systems and Engineering Team
  • Adventist Christian Fellowship
  • Adventure Club at NV State

Accreditation

North Carolina State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of NC State University.

Student Reviews

NC State ChE Review
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The opportunities at NC State in and out of the classroom are endless.

Computer Engineering @ NC State
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

1) Industry-oriented projects which attract top semiconductor firms (Apple, Intel, Nvidia, etc.) to recruit students from this programme. 2) Worls class library with multitude of books, journals and other resources. 3) Renowned and highly experienced faculty having funded projects and close ties with industries as well. 4) Career fair during fall and spring semesters with...

NC State is Great
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Studying at NCSU was a wonderful experience. I have learned a lot and I have grown into a stronger person.

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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