Diversity Is Essential

NC State values diversity. Not only do we all benefit from multiple viewpoints, experiences and perspectives, diversity is critical to our academic mission. Without it, our students simply could not succeed in today’s competitive global marketplace — let alone become conscientious global citizens.

Everyone who comes to NC State enriches us through their varied knowledge and backgrounds. And we expect everyone to give of their talents, skills, time and effort to make NC State an environment of inclusive excellence for all.

2017 HEED Award

NC State is one of just 80 institutions nationwide to be honored with a 2017 INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.

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Diversity in the Colleges

Each of NC State’s colleges has a director or assistant dean for diversity who specializes in serving students or faculty and staff in that academic area.

Diversity Partners on Campus

NC State's commitment to diversity extends to all of the divisions that serve our students, faculty and staff. Diversity is integral to everything we think and do. tex-nwi-1506