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North Carolina State University
  • Graduate School
  • RALEIGH, NC

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NC State is a public graduate school in Raleigh, North Carolina. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 10,280 graduate students. Of the 83 graduate programs offered at North Carolina State University, 36 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at North Carolina State University are Computer Science, Business, and Electrical Engineering. 41% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
10,280
Part-Time Grad Students
4,229
Research Assistants
1,855
Teaching Assistants
1,476
Racial Diversity
  • White
    49.1%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    28.7%
  • African American
    6.6%
  • Unknown
    5.6%
  • Asian
    4.2%
  • Hispanic
    3.6%
  • Multiracial
    1.8%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Driven
    25%
  • Down-to-earth
    19%
  • Friendly
    31%
  • Intellectual
    19%
  • Organized
    6%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 16 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    38%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    19%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    31%
  • You get what you want out of it.
    13%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 16 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 16 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 16 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 16 responses
  • $100K+
    6%
  • $75K-$100K
    6%
  • $50K-$75K
    25%
  • $25K-$50K
    44%
  • <$25K
    19%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 16 responses
  • $50-$75K
    6%
  • <$50K
    6%
  • Did not graduate yet
    88%
63%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 16 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$67,266
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,121
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$248,300
National
$217,500

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