Rank: 50

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, NCwww.ncsu.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1250/28
Enrollment
27,694
North Carolina State University is a school with deep-rooted tradition and local pride. In fact, many current students have parents and grandparents who are NC State alumni.Probably best known for its agricultural science program, as well as science research majors, NC State offers its 34,000 students some 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. With its location in urban Raleigh, there's...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$23,600
% of students who get any grants
54%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$14,700
Average price for low-income students
$7,000
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
90%
% of need met
78%
% of students who get merit* grants
5%
Average merit grant
$6,300
student success
Graduation rate
76%
Average time to a degree
4.5 years
Average student debt
$17,750
Average salary within 5 years
$52,500
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
32%
admissions
Acceptance rate
50%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1250/28
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
15-Jan

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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My four years at NC State University were incredible! The student body is diverse, welcoming, and supportive, and the faculty/staff are encouraging and truly want you to succeed. My experience in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences was particularly outstanding - there are numerous opportunities to get involved, make...
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My past two years here have been great! I spent majority of my freshman year in the social scene. There was always something to do at campus events and the students on campus are really friendly so making new friends wasn't hard at all! The academics can be intense for...
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NC State is a HUGE school. While most people can see this as a negative thing, I see it as a positive since that means there are so many opportunities. There are lots of students interested in similar things, lots of organizations and lots of Greek life things if that's...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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