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
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 33,755 (23,827 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 41% part-time, 59% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $11,027 in-state; $26,502 out-of-state
Source: NCES

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5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2019

From the beginning the NCSU was a welcoming institution. The professors are always quick on responding and able to help you with course work as well as any scheduling needs. The program I was in was very well organized allowing the students to fully commit to their studies and not be worried about other administrative concerns.
4.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2017

NC State has a great, welcoming atmosphere. There are many opportunities in a variety of fields. When I first started attending NC state I had no idea the types of majors that were possible at this university. But if there is something you want to do, they have it for you here. Anyone who is thinking about applying to a four-year university should consider NC State.
4.4 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2013

NC State has an excellent graduate program for social work. The courses are challenging and the professors are insightful. This degree will provide the skills necessary to engage in any area of social work and prepare you for a solid and rewarding career.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Child Development
Graduation Year: 2019

I have found NC State's M.A. Liberal Studies program to be the perfect fit for my life. I am interested in a career in Child Life, supporting hospitalized children. Unfortunately, there are no related degree programs in my immediate area, and relocation wasn't a realistic option for me. The MALS program allowed me to design my own degree plan which will include all of the relevant coursework of a traditional Child Life program, as well as some diverse additions (like Interpersonal Communication in Science/Tech Organizations and Professional Ethics & Family Policy) that will be applicable to me in a healthcare setting. I will also be able to receive academic credit (and essential real-world experience) by taking a supervised professional experience course. I can't say enough about NC State's MALS program. Not only has it provided the flexibility to pursue an advanced degree while working full time, but it has also helped me gain confidence in managing college-level coursework after being out of the classroom for almost ten years. Most importantly, it's helped me find my passion and chart a realistic path for getting there.
4.6 out of 5.0
Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2010

I loved my time at nc state. It was a quality education
4.4 out of 5.0
Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2008

NC State is a place that encourages hands-on learning to better prepare you for your future in the work force.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016

NCSU offered a great professional MBA program that challenged and prepared me to fast track my career into decision analytics.
3.6 out of 5.0
Degree: Computer Science
Graduation Year: 2008

NC State Computer Science program is pretty great. The graduates are also well sought after by major companies and the university is also close to the Research Triangle Park which is expanding with new companies. NC State's tuition is reasonable compared to some other universities. The professors are also great.
3.4 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2013

The teachers were excellent and worked with my unique circumstances. I was able to use material I learned in class right away in my daily work.
3.6 out of 5.0
Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2012

I enjoyed the Public History program at NC State - the college is very large, but has a vibrant atmosphere. I lived off-campus as a graduate student, and so wasn't as involved in on-campus activities, but it was a friendly and interesting place to go to school.
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