FAST FACTS
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Location:Raleigh
Setting:Urban
Population:952,151
Enrollment:34,009
On Campus:35%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/20-12/16
  • Spring 01/06-05/05

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: UNEVEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

PLAN B: EVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$4,148

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$4,040

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
N/A

Campus Diversity
69%Caucasian
7%African American
4%Hispanic
5%Asian American
1%Native American
10%International
4%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
Outgoing Students
Incoming Students


NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


North Carolina State University is located in Raleigh, the state capitol, with a population of over 400,000. It is conveniently situated midway between the Great Smoky Mountains and the beautiful beaches of North Carolina (about a three-hour drive each direction). From its comfortable climate, to its easy access to a variety of activities including art galleries, museums and professional sports teams, Raleigh has something for everyone. Founded in 1887, NCSU comprises 1683 acres that include more than 150 buildings, courtyards, and playing fields. It is one of the nationís major public institutions: large, complex, international in scope, and a leader in science, engineering, and technology. It shares the distinctive character of land-grant universities: broad academic offerings, extensive public service activities, and large-scale extension and research programs. More than 325 student organizations are active on campus.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Technology Management, Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Crop Science/Management, Golf Course Management, Horticulture, Land Resources, Mechanized Agriculture, Plant Pathology, Poultry Sciences, Soil Science, Veterinary Science, Water Management

Anthropology: Anthropology

Architecture: Architecture, Landscape Architecture/Design

Area Studies: African Studies, Art Studies, International Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Applied Art, Graphic Design

Athletics: Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences, Entomology, Microbiology, Zoology

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Banking, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Research, Public Administration, Public Relations, Supply and Logistics Management

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biochemistry

Communications: Communication, Interpersonal and Public Communication

Criminal Justice: Criminology

Earth Sciences: Atmospheric Sciences, Geology, Meteorology

Economics: Economics

Education: Curriculum/ Instruction Supervision, Elementary Education, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Mathematics, Science, Secondary Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Technology Education

Engineering: Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering

English: English

Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Technology, Fisheries Science, Natural Resources, Wildlife Biology/Science

Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Merchandising, Textile Chemistry, Textile Design, Textiles Engineering

Food Science: Food Science, Nutrition

Foreign Language: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi-Urdu, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Forestry: Forest Management, Forestry, Pulp and Paper Science, Wood Science

General Studies: Gender Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

International Studies: International Studies

Marine Sciences: Marine Sciences

Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Physics

Political Science: International Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs

Psychology: Industrial Psychology, Psychology

Recreation: Parks Administration and Management, Professional Golf Management, Recreation, Recreation Resources, Sports Management

Sociology/Social Work: Applied Sociology, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies

Technology: Pulp and Paper Science Technology, Textile Technology

Closed Programs
Business Management, Graphic Design. Access to programs in the College of Design is limited. Students must have GPA of at least 2.7 and submit portfolio for review before being allowed access to courses.

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 5/28/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $4,148.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 18
  • Plan B: 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 5/28/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee: $50 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Activity Fee: $10 Year Plan A Mandatory
Athletic Fee: $116 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Recreation Fee: $81 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Health Service Fee: $155 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
Health Insurance: $700 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
Technology Fee: $214 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Newspaper Fee: $11 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Transportation Fee: $81 Semester Plan A Mandatory

Important Notes: Students must have insurance. Can submit waiver if they already have insurance: https://www.bcbsnc.com/content/studentblue/ncsu/index.htm?page=enroll

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 00297

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 5/28/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $2,740
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $700
  • Proximity to campus: within 1 mile
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is not required for on campus living.
  • $1,680 declining balance plan.
  • $1,210 per semester for 10 meals per week.
  • $1,375 per semester for 12 meals per week.
  • $1,550 per semester for 14 meals per week.
Notes About Meal Plans
The "declining balance" plan is for unlimited access to the dining halls plus 10 meal credits per week



All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.