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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.

Website: www.ncsu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
25,199
Undergraduate
Students
(46.6%) 11,738 Women
(53.4%) 13,461 Men
10,280
Graduate
Students

Admission

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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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,259
Out-of-state: $44,378
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,101
Out-of-state: $29,220
Room and Board
$11,359
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$13,766
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$25,893
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
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Campus Life

Raleigh Population
423,179
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Raleigh-Durham
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
38% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Wolfpack (Mr. and Mrs. Wuf)
Sororities
17% of women participate
Fraternities
13% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
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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