ABOUT NC STATE
Our world needs big, bold ideas and deeds to match. Welcome to the university that unites thought with action — and uses both to overcome grand challenges.
Think and Do
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.
NC State is a powerhouse in science, technology, engineering and math. We lead in agriculture, education, textiles, business and natural resources. We’re at the forefront of teaching and research in design, the humanities and the social sciences. And we’re home to one of the planet’s best colleges of veterinary medicine.
Our more than 36,000 undergraduate and graduate students learn by doing. They pursue research and start new companies. They forge connections with top employers and serve local and global communities. And they enjoy an outstanding return on investment.