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New Student Applications (Fall 2015)

Of the 21,099 new freshman applicants, 50% were admitted and 40% of the admitted students enrolled at North Carolina State University in Fall 2015.
Of the 4,166 transfer applicants, 35% were admitted and 75% of the admitted students enrolled at North Carolina State University in Fall 2015.

New Freshmen High School Background and Test Scores

Test(s) Required for Admission: SAT or ACT

Test Scores of Enrolled New Freshmen ACT SAT
Composite 27 - 31  
Math 26 - 31 590 - 680
English 25 - 32  
Critical Reading   570 - 650
50% of enrolled students have test scores within the ranges listed, 25% have scores above, and 25% have scores below.
High School Background of Enrolled New Freshmen
Percent in top 25% of High School Graduating Class 87%
Percent in top 50% of High School Graduating Class 99%
Percent of new freshmen reporting High School Rank 78%
Average High School GPA (4-point scale) 3.67
Percent of new freshmen reporting High School GPA 95%