Why NC State?

NC State students Think and Do. They are research-focused and globally-minded. Prepared for success on one of the top 25 most beautiful urban campuses in the United States (College Consensus, 2022), NC State graduates find solutions to the world’s most pressing issues and are hired by top national and international companies dedicated to solving global problems. Graduate with the Wolfpack.

A Top-Ranked American University in a Safe and Diverse City

NC State University is the largest university in North Carolina with more than 36,000 students from over 138 countries. Our students and faculty excel in research and entrepreneurship and everything STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) related. 

You can choose among nearly 100 different majors to find the program that is right for you. Many programs are nationally ranked and admission is competitive.  NC State graduates are leaders in their fields and demonstrate the university‚Äôs Think and Do spirit.  


Degree Programs at NC State University

Undergraduate Programs

NC State offers nearly 100 majors and more than 120 minors.

Graduate Programs

NC State offers 160 masters and 60 doctoral programs.

Alumni Gateway near sunset. PHOTO BY ROGER WINSTEAD

Ranked Among the Best

NC State University consistently ranks as one of the best values in public higher education.