North Carolina State University Rankings

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Overall Experience
Most Freshmen 49out of 1,682
Most Full-Time Students 54out of 2,191
Most Transfer Students 81out of 425
Most Applicants Per Year 87out of 1,681
Highest-Ranked High School Students 115out of 446
If I Could Do It All Over Again 117out of 1,420
Most Part-Time Students 131out of 2,156
Most Content Freshmen 139out of 272
Best Social Scene 146out of 1,378
Best Overall Student Experience 158out of 1,380
Hardest to Get In 304out of 1,669
Oldest Colleges 304out of 547
Highest Tuition 870out of 1,856
Most Expensive On-Campus Living 924out of 1,710
Academics B+
Best Technology in the Classroom 8out of 1,390
Best Online Course Options 21out of 1,385
Best Registration Process 60out of 1,394
Best Use of Teaching Assistants 95out of 1,381
Most Manageable Workloads 122out of 1,394
Best Course Variety 354out of 1,394
Most Available Classes 444out of 1,395
Best Academic Advisers 452out of 1,391
Most Flexible Curriculums 452out of 1,394
Smartest Professors 736out of 1,392
Professors Most Interested in Classes 756out of 1,391
Most Caring Professors 1130out of 1,390
Athletics A
Most Active Varsity Sports 55out of 1,368
Best Intramural Sports 107out of 1,367
Campus Dining B-
Best Vegetarian/Vegan-Friendly Options 206out of 1,388
Best Ethnic/Kosher Options 345out of 1,392
Best Cafeteria Variety 394out of 1,390
Best Late-Night Dining Options 435out of 1,389
Healthiest Dining Options 470out of 1,391
Best Quality Food 1088out of 1,392
Campus Housing B-
Best Dorm Atmosphere 769out of 1,380
Cleanest Dorms 1080out of 1,382
Shortest Walk to Class 1234out of 1,380
Most Spacious Dorms 1321out of 1,378
Campus Strictness B-
Strictest Honor Code 103out of 1,380
Best Campus Police 577out of 1,406
Most Lenient Parking 1254out of 1,380
Computers A-
Best Network Reliability 84out of 1,415
Fastest Internet 93out of 1,414
Best Wireless Availability 152out of 1,414
Best Computer Availability 210out of 1,416
Diversity B
Most Conservative Schools 266out of 1,394
Most Open-Minded Schools 965out of 1,401
Most Liberal Schools 1131out of 1,394
Drug Safety B
Least Peer-Pressured Students 204out of 1,307
Most Social Drinkers 591out of 1,333
Most Drug-Free Campuses 680out of 1,338
Best Schools for Non-Drinkers 741out of 1,333
Least Underage Drinkers 949out of 1,339
Facilities B
Best Athletic Facilities 118out of 1,376
Best Library 119out of 1,380
Greenest Campuses 587out of 1,366
Best Student Centers 663out of 1,380
Best Performance Venues 1074out of 1,368
Girls B
Most Religious Girls 314out of 1,344
Hottest Girls 326out of 1,345
Party Girls 389out of 1,342
Most Athletic Girls 654out of 1,346
Smartest Girls 881out of 1,344
Friendliest Girls 1044out of 1,350
Most Creative/Artsy Girls 1248out of 1,345
Greek Life B+
Where Greek Life Rules 117out of 1,254
Most Selective Greek Organizations 649out of 1,181
Best Greek/Non-Greek Relations 1062out of 1,172
Best Greek Housing 1142out of 1,253
Guys B+
Hottest Guys 353out of 1,332
Smartest Guys 402out of 1,331
Most Religious Guys 438out of 1,329
Most Athletic Guys 611out of 1,334
Party Guys 629out of 1,332
Friendliest Guys 841out of 1,334
Most Creative/Artsy Guys 1145out of 1,328
Health & Safety C+
Most Visible Campus Police 231out of 1,400
Best Student Health Center 284out of 1,368
Safest Campuses 1289out of 1,385
Local Atmosphere A
Best Proximity to Other Schools 16out of 1,407
Best Shopping Centers 69out of 1,419
Best Schools for City Living 79out of 1,417
Best Pro Sports Teams 84out of 1,415
Most Museums/Cultural Attractions 84out of 1,419
Best Areas to Live In After Graduation 96out of 1,420
Most Exciting Nightlife 106out of 1,414
Best School Dining 266out of 1,417
Friendliest Townies/Locals 271out of 1,419
Most Affordable Campus Towns 385out of 1,417
Most Scenic Campuses 938out of 1,418
Safest Surroundings 1029out of 1,421
Nightlife B+
Biggest Party Schools 152out of 1,372
Best Drink Prices 680out of 1,323
Tamest Party Scenes 1221out of 1,372
Off-Campus Dining B+
Best Off-Campus Dining Variety 138out of 1,433
Best Off-Campus Dining Cost 457out of 1,393
Off-Campus Housing B+
Best Off-Campus Housing Options 181out of 1,362
Parking C+
Most Reasonable Permit Costs 1150out of 1,386
Best Parking Availability 1153out of 1,392
Best Off-Campus Parking 1329out of 1,398
Transportation A-
Best Campus Transit 30out of 1,369
Most Easily Accessible Town 1067out of 1,392
Best Car Campuses 1249out of 1,390
Weather B+
Hottest Summers 162out of 503
Coldest Winters 359out of 503

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