North Carolina State University

10 Watauga Club Drive, Raleigh

  • #=312 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 31,124Total Students
  • 1,960Faculty
  • 3,339Int'l Students

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NC State was founded in 1887 with a purpose: to create economic, societal and intellectual prosperity. Today we are a preeminent research enterprise that excels in science, technology, engineering, math, design, the humanities and social sciences, textiles and veterinary medicine. Our 1,600-acre campus is located in Raleigh, the state capital of North Carolina.NC State students, faculty and staff take problems in hand and work with industry, government and nonprofit partners to solve them. Our 34,000-plus high-performing students apply what they learn in the real world by conducting research, working in internships and co-ops, and performing acts of world-changing service. That experiential education ensures they leave here ready to lead the workforce, confident in the knowledge that NC State consistently rates as one of the best values in higher education.Our 9,000 faculty and staff are world leaders in their fields, bridging the divides between academic disciplines and training high-caliber students to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Together, they forge powerful partnerships with government, industry, nonprofits and academia to remake our world for the better.

About

NC State was founded in 1887 with a purpose: to create economic, societal and intellectual prosperity. Today we are a preeminent research enterprise that excels in science, technology, engineering, math, design, the humanities and social sciences, textiles and veterinary medicine. Our 1,600-acre campus is located in Raleigh, the state capital of North Carolina.NC State students, faculty and staff take problems in hand and work with industry, government and nonprofit partners to solve them. Our 34,000-plus high-performing students apply what they learn in the real world by conducting research, working in internships and co-ops, and performing acts of world-changing service. That experiential education ensures they leave here ready to lead the workforce, confident in the knowledge that NC State consistently rates as one of the best values in higher education.Our 9,000 faculty and staff are world leaders in their fields, bridging the divides between academic disciplines and training high-caliber students to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Together, they forge powerful partnerships with government, industry, nonprofits and academia to remake our world for the better.

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #291
  • 2014
    #=304
  • 2015
    #=388
  • 2016
    #=309
  • 2017
    #277
  • 2018
    #263
  • 2019
    #=279
  • 2020
    #=285
  • 2021
    #=295
  • 2022
    #=300
  • 2023
    #=312

Ranking criteria

34.1
Overall
29.2
Academic Reputation
23
Employer Reputation
11.3
Faculty Student Ratio
68.3
Citations per Faculty
63.7
International Faculty Ratio
16
International Students Ratio
79
International Research Network
31.3
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
31,124

24%
76%

International students
3,339

64%
36%

Total faculty staff
1,960

480
1480

Total students
31,124

24%
76%

International students
3,339

64%
36%

Total faculty staff
1,960

1480
480
2022
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Campus locations

Main Campus,

10 Watauga Club Drive , Raleigh , North Carolina , United States , 27695

Centennial Biomedical Campus,

North Carolina State University , Raleigh , North Carolina , United States , 27695

Centennial Campus,

North Carolina State University , Raleigh , North Carolina , United States , 27695

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