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The NC State Experience Stats and Strengths

Stats and Strengths

We're a leading public university producing extraordinary outcomes, and the facts and figures prove it.

#1 return on investment

among North Carolina public colleges and universities (PayScale)

Top 10 best value

among U.S. public universities (U.S. News & World Report)

#20 in STEM

NC State is one of the top U.S. universities for science, technology, engineering and math, according to Forbes.

400+ study abroad programs

in 60 countries

125+ startup companies

began life at NC State

Best big city in the Southeast

#5 best U.S. city for college students according to the American Institute for Economic Research and #3 best U.S. city for young professionals according to Forbes.

$50K starting salary

average undergraduate

23 faculty

are members of the prestigious National Academies

$200,000 in grants

awarded to NC State University Undergraduate Researchers

229 patents

filed by NC State entrepreneurs in the 2016 fiscal year

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