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Mr. Wuf gestures toward a group of seated students during New Student Convocation in Reynolds Coliseum.

Say Hello to Our New Students

Our largest-ever incoming class is ready to Think and Do. We're excited to welcome them to the Wolfpack.

Lighten Your Pack

From academic stress and personal obligations to relationships and planning for the future, you carry a lot with you. Throughout this semester and beyond, we invite you to make use of the many resources available across NC State to help you manage your load. Never forget you have a Wolfpack by your side.

REST: Your emotional well-being is one of six elements vital to holistic health.
The Wolfpack has landed at 28th overall among top public universities — our highest ranking ever on the Best Colleges list from @usnews. 🐺🐾👏

▪️ 60th among public and private universities 
▪️ 53rd best value
▪️ 36th best university for veterans
▪️ 41st for undergraduate research 
▪️ 30th overall for engineering
A cappella, accounting, aerial robotics, agronomy — and that’s, literally, just the beginning of the list. There are 630+ (yes, really) student organizations on campus ready to welcome you into their Pack.

🔗 Head to to see who’s waiting for you. #LightenYourPack

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.

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.

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.