North Carolina State University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(4.09 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 288 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 6 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 34,015 (24,111 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 42% part-time, 58% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $10,224 in-state; $24,323 out-of-state
Source: NCES

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4.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2016

NCSU puts a lot of effort into career prep, which is great for Master's students!
3.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Animal Science
Graduation Year: 2015

The faculty and academic support network are very helpful. Opportunities for interdisciplinary studies within my program are diverse and readily available. There are many international students in the college of agriculture, which has been incredibly valuable in helping to form a world view of agricultural practices.
4.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Physics
Graduation Year: 2020

I really feel like the faculty wants me to succeed. It makes dealing with the intense workload much easier.
3.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Chemistry
Graduation Year: 2015

Great school but stipends are on the low end and have not increased in years (even though cost of living has pretty much doubled).
3.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: there are multiple disciplines in our department so there is the potential to work with other scientists in different fields and collaborate. The location of the university within the research triangle is good. Cons: the dept. is spread out in such a way that feeling like a cohesive dept. isn't always easy, but we try. .
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Other Engineering
Graduation Year: 2017

Wonderful facilities and research opportunities. Centennial campus is a partnership between industry and academia which exposes students to job opportunities without leaving campus. Additionally, RTP is only a few miles away and is a major job market.
4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2016

The program has a nice blend of practical skills and theory, something that is beneficial to training public historians. I have also found that for the most part, the professors are very approachable and will do their best to assist you.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Physics
Graduation Year: 2018

Basicaly, the program have a clear and much direct guidance toward graduation. I hope we have provide more career help.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2016

Overall, I have loved my time at NC State. The environment is great and I am being challenged everyday.
4.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Industrial Engineering
Graduation Year: 2019

One of the finest engineering schools in the country particularly in IE, ME, Nuclear and Civil.
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