About Us

NC State University is one of the top public universities in the U.S. located in one of America's best cities - Raleigh, NC.

At NC State, we turn thought into action. We are leading the field in producing the graduates America needs, according to U.S. News & World Report. The university is a STEM powerhouse offering 18 different Engineering degrees including mechanical, nuclear and biomedical engineering. Over 100 programs of study are offered across the fields of management, life sciences, humanities and social sciences, agriculture, textiles, design, natural resources, education, and physical, chemical, mathematical, statistical, biological and earth-system sciences. Our College of Veterinary Medicine is one of the top in the country and is a driving force in veterinary research and medicine.

Experience who we are.



NC State is home to 12 colleges covering all major academic disciplines. When you apply to NC State, you’ll be asked to choose your preference for a major (or two). Discover all of our programs here

Campus Life

With 34,000 students, there's always something happening on campus. Get involved with one of the 700 student organizations on campus or start your own. 

Interested in studying abroad? At NC State, you can choose from more than 200 study abroad programs. 

Learn more about campus life.


Cheer on the Wolfpack with our 23 Division I varsity teams or take part in one of our 70 intramural sports programs. 

Visit the athletics website to learn more about our teams.

Application Deadlines

With both spring and fall admission, you can apply to NC State when you are ready. View our website for more information.


  • Spring Semester: October 1 (Notification: Rolling beginning November 15)
  • Fall Early Action: November 1 (Notification: January 30)
  • Fall Regular Decision: January 15 (Notification: March 30)


  • Spring Semester: October 1 (Notification: Rolling beginning November 15)
  • Fall Semester: February 15 (Notification: Rolling beginning April 15)

How to Apply

View our website for steps on how to apply to NC State and required application materials.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

NC State University was named #5 for Best Value among Public Universities (U.S. News & World Report).  Student Services Center offers a variety of resources to help you navigate the finances of your academic career, such as an estimated cost of attendance and a net price calculator.


Interested in seeing campus? We offer campus visits each weekday. Schedule a time to visit us here!

Stats and Strengths

See how NC State stands out with our rankings here.