The NC State Community

When you come to NC State, you’ll be part of a university that is nationally and internationally ranked for its academic programs and research opportunities. You’ll join a learning community that is as intellectually rigorous as it is personally and culturally enriching. When you come to NC State, you’ll become part of a family that has only one thing in mind – your success.

Quick Facts

  • 2nd best value among the nation’s public colleges and universities (Princeton Review, 2006)
  • 5th in Best Overall University Value among public universities (U.S. News & World Report, August 2006)
  • 12th best value among the nation’s colleges and universities (Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, 2007)
  • Among the 25 Most Connected Campuses in the nation (Princeton Review, 2006)
  • 18th among public university research libraries in North America