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NC State

Home to more than 34,000 students and nearly 8,000 in faculty and staff, NC State University is the largest four-year institution in North Carolina.

The University also has a long history or Outreach, Engagement and Service. Here is a link to all of the university resources available.

It’s also one of the top research universities in the U.S.

NC State consists of 10 colleges, including four (and the Graduate School) with a significant physical presence on Centennial Campus.

Those colleges who have Centennial Campus with a significant physical presence (including the Centennial Biomedical Campus):

College of Engineering (the largest college in the university)
College of Textiles (the leading textile college in the world)
College of Veterinary Medicine (the 3rd ranked veterinary program in the U.S.)

College of Education (Friday Institute for Educational Innovation)
Graduate School

Other colleges with a presence on campus:

College of Management
College of Design
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Natural Resources
College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Centers and Institutes on campus

Institute for Advanced Analytics

Institute for Next Generation IT Systems (ITng)

William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

Institute for Emerging Issues

Nonwovens Institute

Center for Comparative Medicine & Translational Research

Center for Research on Textile Protection and Comfort

Center for Toxicology Research and Pharmacokinetics


Also located on Centennial Campus is the NC State Office of Technology Transfer.

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