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North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, North Carolina

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Overview

Student Population
35,479
North Carolina State University at Raleigh overview
Location Raleigh, North Carolina
Online ncsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
North Carolina State University at Raleigh overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, North Carolina State University at Raleigh is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 31,130 prospective students applied, and 14,050 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,873 enrolled in the school.  28,368 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,111 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $6,535 plus fees of $2,566. NC State is ranked 97 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
8/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

NC State is rated within the top 21% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for North Carolina State University at Raleigh within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
North Carolina State University at Raleigh overview
SAT 1250/1420
ACT 27/32
GPA 4.37
Applications Accepted
45.1% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $85

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Annual Cost to Attend

North Carolina Resident Tuition
$6,535
In State Costs for North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,082
Other Fees$2,566
Room and Board $11,359
Budget for Other Expenses$2,717
Total One Year Cost$24,259
Out of State Resident Tuition
$26,654
Out of State Costs for North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,082
Other Fees$2,566
Room and Board $11,359
Budget for Other Expenses$2,717
Total One Year Cost$44,378

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$57,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
72% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by North Carolina State University at Raleigh students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 22%
Business 13%
Biology 11%
Agriculture 9%
Social Sciences 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199193 IPEDS survey data for North Carolina State University at Raleigh.

Current students may use the North Carolina State University at Raleigh GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.