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See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at NC State. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
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Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at NC State.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at NC State – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at NC State and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at NC State finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at NC State.
|Students per Faculty||18 to 1|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 30 students||53%|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students||77%|
|Total Full-Time Instructional Faculty||1,666|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Female||32%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Persons of Color||18%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Have the Highest Academic Degree Offered in Their Field of Study||88%|
78% of new freshmen live in campus-based housing or residence halls.
27% of all undergraduates live on campus
The university’s police department provides a full range of services. These include include 24-hour patrol (by vehicles, on foot, on bikes, and on horseback), investigations, evening safety escorts and crime prevention programs. The department also operates a 911 center for dispatch of emergency services including police, fire and medical. The NC State University Police Department is one of the few university police departments in the nation to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. This professional milestone ensures that the police department is practicing nationally and internationally recognized standards for the delivery of police services to the NC State community.