North Carolina State University--Raleigh is a public institution that was founded in 1887. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 24,833, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 2,200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. North Carolina State University--Raleigh's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 101. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,206; out-of-state tuition and fees are $21,661.

North Carolina State University

NC State’s colleges collectively offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through 65 departments.

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences discovers, teaches and applies knowledge to disciplines that effect safe, affordable supplies of food and fiber, a cleaner environment and better health for people and animals.

College of Design

NC State’s College of Design has a long and distinguished record of producing skilled professionals in design-related disciplines. Its goal is to develop the student-designer’s perception, knowledge, skills and problem-solving abilities.

College of Education

The College of Education prepares teachers, administrators, counselors, researchers and analysts for careers in education from K-12 to post-secondary. It emphasizes global cultural awareness and the use of technology for enhanced learning.

College of Engineering

NC State’s College of Engineering ranks among the best in the nation in innovation, research and the number of undergraduate and graduate degrees awarded across traditional and cutting-edge engineering disciplines.

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) provides education, research and extension services in traditional humanities fields like literature, communications and political science. The college also focuses on public policy, global perspectives and other rapidly emerging disciplines such as rhetoric, film studies and digital media.

Poole College of Management

NC State’s Poole College of Management emphasizes innovation management and the commercialization of technology. Its accounting, business management and economics programs are global in scope and the college often participates in the initiatives of other NC State departments, giving students the opportunity to resolve real-world challenges while putting theory into practice.

College of Natural Resources

The College of Natural Resources (CNR) is a world leader in the use and conservation of renewable resources and recognized by many as a leading educator and researcher in forestry, environmental sciences, wood, paper, pulp, parks, recreation, and tourism. CNR believes that nurturing the environment and engineering sustainable products go hand-in-hand with helping communities and enterprises thrive.

College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences includes a number of highly ranked departments that prepare students in the physical sciences and mathematical fields so critical to today’s multidisciplinary world of science. Innovation underpins its instructional methods and has led to many discoveries that improve the human condition and fuel economic growth.

College of Textiles

The College of Textiles is the world’s leading program for textile education. Areas of study range from traditional manufacturing to medical textiles, nonwovens, and marketing and supply chain management.

College of Veterinary Medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine is among the top 5 teaching facilities of its kind in the nation. Through comprehensive classroom instruction, outstanding laboratory facilities and a veterinary teaching hospital, the college provides state-of-the-art medical care while training veterinarians and researchers in the latest technologies and practices.