Facts and Comparisons

NC State University began as a land-grant institution grounded in agriculture and engineering. Today, we’re a leading public research university that excels across disciplines. We are the largest university in the University of North Carolina System, with more than 36,000 students and 9,000 faculty and staff members. We have 11 colleges offering more than 100 undergraduate, 100 master’s, 60 doctoral, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. Each year, NC State adds $6.5 billion to the statewide economy, equivalent to creating more than 90,000 new jobs. We Think and Do through interdisciplinary partnerships and collaborations to create a stronger NC State, and better North Carolina and world.

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