24,150
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,108
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
50
50%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

North Carolina State University is a University institution located in Raleigh, NC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Box 7103
Raleigh, NC  27695
United States
Contact Mr. Thomas Griffin
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: undergrad-admissions@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-515-2434
Fax: 919-515-5039

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences Checkmark
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Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations Checkmark
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Food Science Checkmark
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Environmental Design/architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Genetics Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
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Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Sales And Marketing/marketing And Distribution Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Agricultural Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Nuclear Engineering Checkmark
Textile Sciences And Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/global Studies Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Forest/forest Resources Management Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
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Wood Science And Wood Products/pulp And Paper Technology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Oceanography (chemical And Physical) Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Criminology Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26,859
Applied
13,690
Accepted
24,150
Enrolled
51%
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Female Admissions

13,235
Females Applied
Not Reported
Females Accepted
0%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

13,624
Males Applied
Not Reported
Males Accepted
Acceptance Rate

Applying

85
Application Fee
3.72
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th March 30th
Other early decision plan October 15th January 30th
Transfer February 15th April 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 647 610 680
SAT Math 662 620 710
ACT Composite 29 27 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,535
In-state
25,879
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,566
Full-time student fees
11,078
Room & board
6,714
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

13,108
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,222
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,255
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,033
Avg. Loan Aid
5,591
Avg. Grant Aid
9,974
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

24,150
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.06%
Black or African American 5.83%
White or Caucasian 69.15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.39%
Asian 6.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.73%
Other 4.83%

Gender

Male (54.62%)
Female (45.38%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 41%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Campus Organizations Fair, Welcome Week and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Alumni Association, Student Wolfpack Club, Finance Club, National Society of Leadership and Success and Collegiate Shag Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
mounted police

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Riflery No Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Riflery No Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

2,607
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 2,245
Part-time - 362
Male - 1,607
Female - 1,000