North Carolina State University

country rank  44
world rank  62

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University Overview

Founded in 1887, North Carolina State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Raleigh (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, North Carolina State University (NCSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. North Carolina State University (NCSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 132 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym NCSU
Founded 1887
Motto Think and Do
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 2101 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh (population range: 250,000-499,999)
27695-7103 North Carolina
United States
T +1 (919) 515 2011
F +1 (919) 515 5039

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Campus Box 7103
Raleigh 27695-7103
+1 (919) 515 2434

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to North Carolina State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of North Carolina System
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019