Fast Facts

NC State University, 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 over 2000 faculty members, an administrative and support staff of more than 5500, and a current enrollment of nearly 25,000 undergraduates and 9,000 graduate students from across the state and around the world. Through its 11 colleges, NC State offers more than 100 undergraduate programs, 100+ master’s programs, 60+ doctoral programs, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.

Factbook – This section provides trended data in the following areas: Tuition and Fees, Degrees and Certificates, Enrollment History and Degrees Conferred

Peer Comparisons – Learn more about NC State’s UNC System Office Official Peer Group and NC State Rankings in external surveys and rankings such as US News and World Report.

The Basics – Overview of NC State including information on students, faculty, resources, and organizations.

External Reports – Links to external surveys including: IPEDS, Common Data Set, Voluntary System of Accountability and UNC System Data.