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
26,150
Undergraduates
13,546
Men - 51.8%
12,605
Women - 48.2%
9,892
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
46% of 31,374 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.81
SAT Math
669 average
620-720 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
651 average
610-690 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,986
Out-of-state: $45,771
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,131
Out-of-state: $29,916
Room and Board
$11,957
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Freshman Award
$14,174
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,317
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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 Population
474,414
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Raleigh-Durham
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
41% 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
8.2%
Black/African-American
6%
Hispanic/Latino
6.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
70.8%
Unknown
3.3%
International Students
3.1% from 104 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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