North Carolina State University at Raleigh: Ranking & Review

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Raleigh Rank United States Rank World Rank
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Top 1%

North Carolina State University at Raleigh Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate51%49%54%
Applicants26,98013,72413,256
Admissions13,8566,7177,139
Enrolled undergraduates4,7972,5352,262
Enrolled total (including graduate students)34,43218,69115,741

14,199 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,713 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $85. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,974
Percent of students submitting SAT scores41%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
645
Math
665

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,858
Percent of students submitting ACT scores60%
ACT Composite
28
ACT English
28
ACT Math
27

North Carolina State University at Raleigh Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $23,700 $42,048
Off-campus $23,700 $42,048
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,620 and other expenses per full academic year.

North Carolina State University at Raleigh provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 9,556 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,535 $24,883
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,523 $2,523
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $221 $841
Tuition for Full-time graduates $8,492 $23,967
Fees for full-time graduates $2,535 $2,535
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $416 $1,175

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering 1,525 757 187 2,469
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 847 334 1,181
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 515 160 52 727
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 157 409 87 29 682
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 174 429 21 624
Education 146 290 57 493
Social Sciences 237 71 22 330
Mathematics and Statistics 120 117 40 277
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 249 19 268
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 206 47 10 263
Natural Resources and Conservation 187 54 20 261
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 182 33 4 219
Psychology 184 13 17 214
Physical Sciences 130 34 49 213
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 62 97 9 168
Visual and Performing Arts 116 25 141
English Language and Literature & Letters 81 49 130
Health Professions and Related Programs 3 103 106
Architecture and Related Services 39 48 13 100
History 60 15 75
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 55 17 72
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 29 11 40
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 35 35
Philosophy and Religious Studies 21 21
Science Technologies & Technicians 12 12
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 9 9
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 7 7
Legal Professions and Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
Precision Production
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services
Grand Total1575,6302,7176339,137

A total of 5,787 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at North Carolina State University at Raleigh.

At the master's and doctor's level 3,350 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate79%76%82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%
  • Part-time retention rate - 55%

General info

Alternative namesN C State University
N C State
NC State University
NCSU
NC State
Founded1887
MottoThink and Do
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff8,946
Instructional FTE1,830
Research FTE384
Public Service FTE303
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.ncsu.edu
Address2101 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27695-7001
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone9195152011
Fax+1 (919) 515 5039

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