NC State is the largest university in North Carolina. It’s a pre-eminent research enterprise where undergraduate and graduate students learn from world-leading faculty.
Many of our strengths lie in fields that solve global problems and shape local economies. We have programs in engineering, business administration, statistics and veterinary medicine that are among the best in the country. And we’re a leader in emerging fields, such as analytics, nanotechnology, biotechnology and biomedical engineering.
We also provide a high-quality education in the humanities and social sciences, plant and animal life sciences, management, education, natural resources, and the physical, chemical, mathematical, statistical, biological and earth-system sciences.
Agriculture and Life Sciences
High-Tech, High-Touch Learning
The College of Education prepares teachers, administrators, counselors, researchers and analysts for careers in education from K-12 to postsecondary. It emphasizes global cultural awareness and the use of technology for enhanced learning.
Humanities and Social Sciences
Leaders for Tomorrow — and Today
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences provides education, research and extension services in traditional humanities fields including 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.
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.
Hands-On and Future-Focused
The College of Natural Resources (CNR) is a world leader in the use and conservation of renewable resources and is 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.
Harnessing Convergence, Promoting Discovery
The College of Sciences is home to the physical and chemical sciences, the mathematical and statistical sciences, the biological sciences and the earth-system sciences. With departments and faculty members ranked among the nation’s best in their fields, the college’s focus on multidisciplinary collaboration builds a foundation of experience that prepares students for the real world.