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
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.
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
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
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
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
Information Studies: Computer Science
International Studies: International Studies
Marine Sciences: Marine Sciences
Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies
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
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 5/28/2014.
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
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:
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
The "declining balance" plan is for unlimited access to the dining halls plus 10 meal credits per week