About NC State

NC State University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, was established as a land-grant college in 1887.  As a comprehensive public university, NC State is well recognized for education, research, and extension activities, and is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a “best value” among public universities in the United States.   NC State is the largest of the 16 higher education institutions in the University of North Carolina system, with a current enrollment of more than 25,000 undergraduates and 9,000 graduate students coming from not only across the state but from around the world.  Our faculty number over 2000, with more than 5500 administrative and support staff.  Through its 11 colleges, NC State offers more than 100 undergraduate programs, 100+ master’s program, 60+ doctoral programs, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

Learn more about NC State’s mission and organizational structure; get some quick facts about enrollment, graduation, faculty, staff, and finances; and see how we compare to our peers through the pages provided here.  Additional information about NC State is available at http://www.ncsu.edu/about-nc-state/