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North Carolina State University Majors

Graduation Statistics

72%

graduate within six years
  • 74% within eight years
  • 39% within four years
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7,498 Graduates
North Carolina State University offers bachelors through doctoral degrees.
Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral

Faculty Overview

3,811 Faculty
Full Time
  • 2,075 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service
Part Time
  • 1,736 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service

Study Options

Distance Learning

Can't make it to the campus? This college has remote classroom options.

Study Abroad Opportunities

This college has programs to study and gain cultural experiences in countries around the world.

Teacher Certification Offered

This college offers teacher certification.

ROTC - Army

Get leadership training and money for tuition.

ROTC - Navy

Earn NAVY ROTC scholarships that provide up to $180,000 to cover tuition, books and other expenses.

ROTC - Air Force

Develop valuable leadership skills and earn scholarships that cover tuition, books and extra expenses.

Reviews Academic Rigor
  • Wolfpackfan124
  • 5
  • Great school; learn new things even in introductory classes. The majority of my engineering professors at NCSU have been top notch. They have helped me to go beyond the formulas…

  • Jun-17-2009 Read More
  • Joseph from Concord, NC
  • 5
  • I am pre-vet at NC State. Being involved in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), I tend to take many science and math classes. NC State…

  • Jul-18-2009 Read More

Programs & Majors

AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations - 84 - -
Agricultural Business and Management, General 52 - - -
Agricultural Economics - - - -
Agricultural Mechanization, General - 24 - -
Agricultural and Extension Education Services - 12 6 2
Agriculture, General 23 8 - -
Agronomy and Crop Science - 14 16 6
Animal Sciences, General - 137 13 7
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production 21 - - -
Crop Production 21 - - -
Food Science - 24 17 12
Horticultural Science - 37 10 2
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 12 - - -
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management 3 - - -
Poultry Science - 31 3 -
Soil Science and Agronomy, General - - 4 -
Soil Sciences, Other - - - -
Turf and Turfgrass Management 22 6 - -
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Architecture - 20 36 -
Environmental Design/Architecture - 30 - 7
Landscape Architecture - 9 35 -
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
African-American/Black Studies - 9 - -
German Studies - 3 - -
Women's Studies - 15 - -
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Biochemistry - 84 2 6
Bioinformatics - - 6 4
Biology/Biological Sciences, General - 355 - -
Biometry/Biometrics - - 1 4
Biotechnology - - 14 -
Botany/Plant Biology - 24 6 4
Entomology - - 6 3
Genetics, General - 2 - 1
Genetics, Other - - 2 3
Immunology - - 3 -
Microbiology, General - 32 2 2
Physiology, General - - 17 2
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology - - 6 3
Toxicology - - 1 1
Zoology/Animal Biology - 74 7 7
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Accounting - 172 111 -
Business Administration and Management, General - 540 157 -
Business/Managerial Economics - 47 - -
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Organizational Communication, General - - 21 -
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - 212 - -
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Computer Science - 110 185 15
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications - - 30 -
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration - - 38 -
EDUCATION Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Adult and Continuing Education Administration - - 32 9
Agricultural Teacher Education - 27 13 -
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services - - 13 -
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services - - 6 8
Curriculum and Instruction - - 57 4
Education, General - 32 - -
Educational Evaluation and Research - - - 8
Educational Leadership and Administration, General - - 82 14
Educational/Instructional Technology - - 14 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - 62 5 -
English/Language Arts Teacher Education - 17 2 -
French Language Teacher Education - 2 - -
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration - - 20 6
History Teacher Education - - - -
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching - 35 1 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - 38 17 4
Reading Teacher Education - - 2 -
Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education - 5 - -
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education - 16 3 5
Social Studies Teacher Education - 23 1 -
Spanish Language Teacher Education - 9 - -
Special Education and Teaching, General - - 9 -
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other - - 128 -
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education - 33 2 4
ENGINEERING Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering - 63 25 4
Agricultural Engineering - 56 23 6
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering - 46 - 2
Chemical Engineering - 149 37 12
Civil Engineering, General - 152 100 19
Computer Engineering, General - 85 76 7
Construction Engineering - 26 - -
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - 145 99 32
Engineering, General - 12 20 -
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering - 18 6 -
Industrial Engineering - 46 39 10
Manufacturing Engineering - - 28 -
Materials Engineering - 23 3 12
Mechanical Engineering - 204 90 14
Nuclear Engineering - 32 10 9
Operations Research - - 12 6
Textile Sciences and Engineering - 214 49 18
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology - 41 - -
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Creative Writing - - 17 -
English Language and Literature, General - 130 41 -
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 18 -
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Human Development and Family Studies, General - - 10 -
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General - - - -
French Language and Literature - 6 4 -
Spanish Language and Literature - 42 17 -
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Veterinary Medicine - - - 79
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General - - 1 9
HISTORY Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
History, General - 98 10 -
Public/Applied History - - 12 -
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies - - - -
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other - 16 - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies - 17 17 -
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Applied Mathematics, General - 33 14 5
Financial Mathematics - - - -
Mathematics, General - 54 9 13
Statistics, General - 35 38 20
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
International/Global Studies - 100 - -
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other - - 21 6
Nutrition Sciences - 45 10 1
Science, Technology and Society - 18 - -
Systems Science and Theory - - 10 -
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Environmental Science - 10 7 -
Environmental Studies - - - -
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management - 21 - -
Forestry, General - - 14 7
Natural Resources Management and Policy - 17 20 -
Natural Resources/Conservation, General - 40 9 1
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology - 32 5 8
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General - 87 26 1
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management - 91 - -
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Philosophy - 14 - -
Religion/Religious Studies - 15 - -
PHYSICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General - 27 - -
Chemistry, General - 49 3 13
Geology/Earth Science, General - 9 - -
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical - 8 - -
Physical Sciences, Other - - 27 6
Physics, General - 29 4 15
PSYCHOLOGY Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Psychology, General - 236 8 19
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Public Administration - - 31 3
Social Work - 31 68 -
SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other - 12 - -
SOCIAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Anthropology - 38 6 -
Criminology - 74 - -
Economics, General - - 39 8
International Relations and Affairs - - 29 -
Political Science and Government, General - 155 - -
Sociology - 62 6 7
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Art History, Criticism and Conservation - 4 - -
Design and Visual Communications, General - 18 8 -
Fine and Studio Arts Management - 40 - -
Graphic Design - 21 11 -
Industrial and Product Design - 18 9 -