North Carolina State, founded in 1887, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Education and Psychology, Engineering, Forest Resources, Humanities and Social Science, Management, Physical and Mathematical Science, Textiles, and Veterinary Medicine, and the School of Design. Its 1,600-acre campus is located in Raleigh.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
25,199
Undergraduates
13,457
Men - 53.4%
11,743
Women - 46.6%
10,280
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
47% of 30,193 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.76
SAT Math
670 average
630-710 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
649 average
620-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
27-31 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,554
Out-of-state: $44,673
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,101
Out-of-state: $29,220
Room and Board
$11,601
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$13,766
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,893
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
6%
10-19
32%
20-29
26%
30-39
13%
40-49
8%
50-99
9%
Over 100
6%
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Raleigh-Durham Population
423,179
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Raleigh-Durham
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
38% of all students
Mascot
Wolfpack (Mr. and Mrs. Wuf)
Sororities
17% of women participate
Fraternities
13% of men participate
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International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
93.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
25.0%
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