North Carolina State University--Raleigh Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at North Carolina State University--Raleigh is 18:1, and the school has 27.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at North Carolina State University--Raleigh include: Engineering; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences; and Social Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 91 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 18:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Engineering 23%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 14%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11%
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences 7%
Social Sciences 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 18.4%
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 91%
4-year graduation rate 39%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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