About NC State University
North Carolina State University (NC State) is a leading comprehensive land-grant institution with significant strengths in science, engineering, and technology and is Carnegie-designated as a “very extensive” research university. With more than 33,500 students, 170,000 living alumni and over 8,000 faculty and staff, NC State is the largest university in the state. NC State consistently ranks among the nation’s top public universities and best higher-education values.
About Raleigh and the Triangle
NC State is located in Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, which anchors the Research Triangle region, one of the country’s most dynamic and thriving metropolitan regions. National rankings consistently rate Raleigh and its surrounding region among the five best places in the country to live and work. Raleigh is situated in a central part of the state, with the Atlantic Ocean two hours to the east and the Blue Ridge Mountains three hours to the west.
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