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North Carolina State University

Address: Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA

Description North Carolina State University

  • Year of foundation: 1887
  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
  • Age: from 18 years old
  • Type of institution: university
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Form of study: full-time / online
  • Type of housing: student residence / apartment rental.

North Carolina State University is a leading research institute with an in-depth study of engineering, mathematics, technology, agriculture, and veterinary medicine.

The teaching staff includes 2,200 teachers - world leaders in their professional fields, including many famous personalities. Through strong partnerships with the government, industry, non-profit organizations and academia, the university makes a great contribution to the development of the modern world for the benefit of society. During the existence of the university, more than 125 start-ups and companies based on NC SU research were created, and the regional industrial enterprises are regularly supported.

The education system at North Carolina State University includes a large number of practical classes, so that graduates immediately after graduation are ready to start work and occupy prestigious positions. North Carolina offers a large number of jobs: the world's largest companies are located here and favorable conditions for career growth are created. The best companies in the region, including IBM, Cisco Systems, SAS Institute, Biogen Idec, GlaxoSmithKline, are among the country's top employers: these companies lead the way in hiring graduates from North Carolina State University.

The mission of North Carolina State University: to make education available to people around the world and share with them their discoveries and research. NCSU researchers have already developed energy-saving intelligent transformers, rescue bomb sensors, portable radiation detectors, and nano-sized drugs to destroy cancer.

University ranking in the TOP lists of the best educational institutions:

  • Best College of the region
  • 37th place among state universities in the USA
  • 32nd among the best universities in the world in engineering
  • 89th place among all national universities of America
  • 8th place in the country among the programs "Nuclear Engineering"
  • 9th place in the country among the programs "Agricultural Engineering".

World-class instructors and world-renowned programs in the field of engineering, science and technology attract outstanding students. Once there, they find themselves in a hospitable international environment where students from all over the world unite in one university community.

North Carolina State University Colleges :

  • Agriculture, Life Sciences
  • Design
  • Pedagogical
  • Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Natural resources
  • Management
  • Of science
  • Textiles
  • Veterinary medicine.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in North Carolina State University

Program name


  • Age: from 18 years old
  • Duration of training: 3-5l.
  • Starting date: September
  • Cost: from $ 29,220 / year.

North Carolina State University colleges offer 106 referrals for a bachelor’s degree. After receiving the required number of educational loans and the successful completion of all exams, the graduate receives a prestigious international diploma that allows him to work abroad. Already during their studies, students undergo a paid internship and gain work experience. Online studies are available for Russians and foreigners, which allows them to get a foreign education without leaving the country.


  • Age: from 21 years old
  • Duration of training: 1-3g.
  • Starting date: September
  • Cost: from 289 9 8 $ / year.

104 master's programs available to students at the University of North Carolina; Master's studies imply an in-depth study of the chosen direction. Students have the right to independently draw up their own curriculum based on their own interests, to choose the appropriate form of study: in-person or online.

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  • Age: from 21 years old
  • Duration of training: 1-4l.
  • Starting date: September
  • Cost: from 47657 $ / year.

North Carolina State University has 61 programs to choose from for obtaining a Ph.D. degree: at this stage of study, students are seriously passionate about new research, the best specialists of the university work with them, they pass on knowledge, share experiences. Russian and foreigners can apply for sponsorship for unique research work.

Accommodation, housing and food

  Available accommodation options at North Carolina State University for foreigners:

  • Student residences
  • Residences outside the university.

The 17 campuses of the University of North Carolina are located in the town of Raleigh - the capital of the state of North Carolina - and extend from the mountains of the state to the coast. Residential and undergraduate students usually live in residential complexes, while foreign students and first-year students live in a dormitory on the territory of the university.

Student dormitories are arranged so that students feel at home: each room has a private bed, a table, a wardrobe. In common use are the kitchen, dining room, seating, living room, computer with Internet access. According to the feedback from the students, they gained important experience in their lives, living with other students from different countries.

Depending on the needs and requirements of the student, NCSU can help with the choice of an apartment or residence outside the university, where there is everything necessary for independent living while studying abroad.  


  • 92% - percentage of graduate employment
  • Opportunity to study online
  • The best State University with the highest rating in the world market
  • Availability of scholarships, grants, financial assistance from the institute
  • Employment Assistance
  • Conducting real research and experiments
  • The presence of a student hostel
  • University partnerships with leading companies
  • Unique laboratories for practical exercises
  • Modern and effective resources for learning
  • Active student life
  • Favorable location .

Equipment North Carolina State University

The administration of North Carolina State University pays special attention to equipping the university with the latest equipment for effective research and experimentation, so there are two research centers of the National Foundation and the innovative library Hunt Library, which The Time magazine called the “library of the future”.

Regardless of the political, professional, social, ethnic or academic interests of students, everyone will find a specialized interest club in NCSU . These include: artistic, musical, creative, sports, religious, academic, professional, political and social organizations.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The average cost of education at North Carolina State University for foreigners is from $ 29,000 / year without accommodation and meals. Course prices may vary depending on the specialty and form of study.

The academic year consists of two semesters:




August - December


January - May.

At the end of each semester, students take exams and have a few weeks of vacation.

A sample list of expenses for studying at North Carolina State University:

Type of expense

Cost per year


from $ 29,220


from 2899 8 $


from 47657 $


6714 $


$ 4645

Additional expenses

from 1576 $


$ 1302

Educational materials, textbooks, books.

$ 1082.

Additional expenses:

  • Round trip flight
  • Round trip
  • Consular, visa fees
  • Entrance fee
  • Mandatory Medical Insurance
  • Excursions, entertainment, pocket money
  • Gym membership
  • Travel expenses
  • Additional English courses.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Each college at North Carolina State University has the right to set its own requirements for enrollment of foreigners, but most often the admissions committee draws attention to the level of knowledge of the English language, the motivation letter, the average score of the previous education diploma.

Pupils who do not meet the requirements for a foreign language are entitled to enroll in an additional program with in-depth study of English. The IEP is a part-time study program for international students to acquire the cultural, academic, and language skills necessary to study a full-fledged academic program.

Documents are accepted by North Carolina State University through an online platform where you need to create a personal account and fill out an application for admission using the instructions.

Scholarships North Carolina State University

The administration of North Carolina State University annually accepts students' applications for financial support from the university, with each request being considered on an individual basis. Financial assistance is the resources provided to the student to cover the cost of college tuition abroad. Funds for financial assistance may come from federal, state, institutional, and private sources. There are two main types of financial assistance:

  • Donations - money that does not need to be returned
  • Loan - money that is borrowed and must be returned or earned at the end of study.

Types of scholarship programs available for foreigners:

  • Park Scholarship Program
  • General Hugh Shelton Leadership Initiative Scholarship
  • Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship
  • Goodnight scholars program
  • Caldwell Fellows.

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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
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- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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