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
26,254
Undergraduates
13,233
Men - 50.4%
12,917
Women - 49.2%
10,446
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
47% of 35,420 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.84
SAT Math
675 average
625-740 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
654 average
620-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
24-31 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,723
Out-of-state: $49,594
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,128
Out-of-state: $31,999
Room and Board
$13,719
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$14,492
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,042
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
255
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
9%
10-19
30%
20-29
26%
30-39
10%
40-49
8%
50-99
11%
Over 100
6%
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Raleigh Population
474,414
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Raleigh-Durham
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wolfpack (Mr. and Mrs. Wuf)
Sororities
15% of women participate
Fraternities
11% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
9.5%
Black/African-American
6%
Hispanic/Latino
8.3%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
69.4%
Unknown
1.6%
International Students
2.5% from 93 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
65.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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