North Carolina State University

2,753 reviews
  1. Raleigh, NC
  2. 4 Year
A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    B
North Carolina State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
Address
2101 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27695
Website

North Carolina State University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
52%
SAT Range
1160-1330
ACT Range
26-30
Application Fee
$80
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$13,579/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,451/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,781/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,118/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,157/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,692/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.112 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.115 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.114 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
21,402Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 63 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    37%
  • Unique
    25%
  • Southern
    21%
  • Proud
    11%
  • Interesting
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.157 responses
Poll
81%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.208 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 60 responses
Report
  • Amazing
    33%
  • Spirited
    32%
  • Lively
    10%
  • More Than Amazing!!!!!!!!
    10%
  • So helpful, for a big school
    8%
  • Numbing
    3%
  • Typical
    2%

After North Carolina State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
75%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.62 responses

Reviews

2,753 reviews
  • Excellent
    484
  • Very Good
    1152
  • Average
    956
  • Poor
    108
  • Terrible
    41
I love NC State because students and staff are all so welcoming and helpful. I quickly felt at home in Raleigh.
  • Senior
  • 17 days ago
I love the diversity and it made me a better person
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 2 months ago
Expensive, but a nice school.
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago