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North Carolina State University

  • Raleigh, NC
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 44%56%
    student ratio
  • 24,536
    total students
  • $8,206 | $21,661
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 46%
    acceptance rate
  • Very Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 639
    sat math
  • 604
    sat reading
  • 585
    sat writing
  • 28
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agriculture
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Business and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Agribusiness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Mechanization
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Crop Production
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Landscaping and Groundskeeping
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Turf and Turfgrass Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural and Extension Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Poultry Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Food Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agronomy and Crop Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Horticultural Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Soil Sciences Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Natural Resources/Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resources Management and Policy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forest/Forest Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Design/Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Landscape Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • German Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Technology/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sales and Marketing/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Materials Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nuclear Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Textile Sciences and Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Environmental Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences and Humanities Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Botany/Plant Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Microbiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Zoology/Animal Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Genetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biotechnology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Statistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Science, Technology and Society
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nutrition Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International/Global Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Oceanography (Chemical and Physical)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Science technologies
    • Science Technologies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial and Product Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine and Studio Arts Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

46% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied21,616
    • Accepted10,134
    • Acceptance Rate46%
    • Enrolled24,536
    • Female Applicants10,444
    • Females Accepted5,059
    • Female Acceptance Rate48%
    • Male Applicants11,172
    • Males Accepted5,075
    • Male Acceptance Rate45%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman4.42
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer April 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 604 560 640
    • SAT Math 639 590 680
    • SAT Writing 585 540 630
    • ACT Composite 28 26 30
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$8,206
    • Out-of-state tuition *$21,661
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$9,434.00
    • Room only *$6,034.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students24,536
    • Male Student Percentage56%
    • Female Student Percentage44%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino4%
    • Black or African American6.47%
    • White or Caucasian70.35%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.42%
    • Asian4.9%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.06%
    • Two or more races2.94%
    • Unknown2.02%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.67% representing 67 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students11% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 27%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Not Reported
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Wolfpack Club, Inter-Fraternity Council, Panhellenic Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Graduate Student Association
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes Division C No
    • Baseball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes Division C No
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 Yes
    • Crew Yes Division C No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes Division C No
    • Fencing Yes Division 1 No
    • Field hockey No Division C No
    • Football Yes Division A Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Gymnastics No No No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division C No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes Division C No
    • Rifle No Division 1 Yes
    • Rugby Yes Division C No
    • Sailing Yes Division C No
    • Skiing Yes Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo Yes Division C No
    • Wrestling Yes Division 1 Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes Division C No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes Division C No
    • Cheerleading Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew Yes Division C No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes Division C No
    • Fencing Yes Division 1 No
    • Field hockey Yes Division C No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Gymnastics Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes Division C No
    • Rifle No Division 2 Yes
    • Rugby Yes Division C No
    • Sailing Yes Division C No
    • Skiing Yes Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Water polo Yes Division C No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,799
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio18:1 or 34,006 students to 1,799 faculty

Location & Contact

North Carolina State University


Raleigh, NC 27695
USA

Mr.Thomas Griffin

Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 919-515-2434
Fax: 919-515-5039
Email: undergrad_admissions@ncsu.edu



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