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Caroline Vande Berg sits next to a food trough, where a row of heifers eat.

From Dairy Farm to Scoop Shop

Howling Cow is more than fresh milk and dreamy ice cream. It teaches students hands-on skills they use in their classes and careers.

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.

“The biggest thing you have to do is ask — everyone is always willing to help you out.”

As an out-of-state student, Billy Fryer ‘23 is used to packing up his bags and moving several times a year. After this weekend’s commencement ceremony, the @ncstatesciences student is leaving Raleigh one more time. But instead of heading home to Alabama, he’s heading to Indiana to become the @wnba’s second-ever data analyst. 🐺🏀🐾

🔗 Click the link in our bio to read about more defining moments from Billy and other #NCState23 graduates.

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.