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An assortment of gadgets built at the Department of Physics Instrument Shop

An Instrumental Part of Campus

The sciences instrument shop in Cox Hall builds one-of-a-kind equipment for researchers across NC State.

Think and Do With Us

An NC State education is the key to whatever door you want to open. We offer more than 100 undergraduate majors and more than 200 master’s and doctoral programs. Our students graduate ready for successful careers and meaningful lives.

Our Pack is strong, and we’re always looking for more thinkers and doers from all over the world to help us get even stronger.

Top 1% Worldwide

The Center for World University Rankings puts NC State among the best universities on the planet.

#4 in the South for Entrepreneurship

We’re a great place to bring your bright ideas, according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur.

No two days are the same in @dr.jbminterdvm’s world. The @NCStateVetMed alum oversees the care of 250 different species among the 1,700 animals at the @NCZoo in Asheboro — the largest natural habitat zoo in the world.

“Every animal here deserves the same level of care, be it a cockroach, be it an elephant. They all deserve what I can give them,” Minter says. 

Chancellor Woodson takes the red chairs and his family on the road to visit the North Carolina Zoo for this episode of Red Chair Chats. 

As a part of this semester’s Wellness Day, @NCStateWellRec hosted an Outdoor Adventures trip that provided an opportunity for students to take a free trip to the zoo, in partnership with the NC Zoo Society. 

🎥🎧 Find episode 9 of Red Chair Chats on YouTube, Spotify or Apple Podcasts at the link in our bio.
Made with love. 🐺🐾💌 Happy Valentine’s Day to our Pack.
Dreams 🤝 Reality.

Fashion and Textile Design student Lainey Volz joined industry icons from around the world for one of fashion’s biggest events, New York Fashion Week. Thanks to NC State’s Trademark and Licensing Office and @NCStateWilson, Lainey was one of 25 students who joined the @uofnyfw program.

“Attending New York Fashion Week was a beyond enriching experience as a fashion design student,” Lainey said. “I got to learn from so many facets of the industry which has given my career aspirations direction, and even more empowerment to chase them.”

📽️ From the studio to the runway, get a behind-the-scenes a look at Lainey’s NYFW experience.

See Yourself Here

NC State’s campus is full of legendary landmarks, beautiful outdoor spaces, state-of-the-art facilities and ways to find — and celebrate with — your community. It’s a place to live, learn and thrive.

We Solve Problems

At NC State, we focus on real-world solutions for real-world problems. Our university is a research powerhouse where experts — and budding experts — work together across disciplines to make a difference in the world.

Whether we’re advancing quantum computing, creating wearable technology solutions, uncovering the causes of liver cancer or creating artificial intelligence tools, we’re always driving innovation.