Ready to Think and Do?
Our college helps you explore the big ideas and ask the big questions. We'll help you prepare to live your dreams, make a difference and participate in a global society.
You'll be among some like-minded spirits. Your assumptions will be challenged. You'll stretch and grow. You'll work hard. You'll fall down, and learn something in the process of getting up again. And you'll find the journey extremely rewarding.
Explore Our Degree Programs
From more traditional majors like English or Psychology to designing your own interdisciplinary course of study, follow your curiosity.
See Yourself Here
Our 4,200 students include many from throughout North Carolina, across the country and around the world. Some arrive at our college from high school or from community colleges. Others transfer from various universities or from various colleges at NC State. We welcome veterans, working professionals and those who are continuing their education. And we support and encourage a growing number of students who are pursuing their master's and doctoral degrees.
How I Think and Do: David Hambridge
What can you do with a degree in the humanities and social sciences? Ask alumnus David Hambridge (Film Studies ’09), an award-winning filmmaker. His portfolio includes serving as the director of Kifaru, a documentary about the world’s last male northern white rhino and the caretakers tasked with keeping the animal alive. Hear more about how his NC State degree helped launch his career.
Transfer Student Successes More News
Student Athlete Excels in Class, in National Competition
Edwin Maldonado, a junior in Social Work, successfully combines academics and athletics as a Dean’s List student on NC State’s championship-winning cheerleading team. He transferred to NC State from Wake Tech Community College.
Undergrad Pursues Mobile Eco App Research
After transferring to NC State in 2015, Tarang Malaviya says he was inspired to "seek solutions to current problems." So, that's what he did. Volunteering to assist a doctoral student with environmental communication research, Malaviya helped study how mobile phone applications can help the public make sustainable choices.
Transfer Student Studies Abroad
Thomasina Williams is a nontraditional student who is willing to step outside the familiar. A social work major, wife and mother of two, she's the first member of her family to attend college. The transfer student from Wake Tech Community College traveled to Italy, where she learned Italian and studied the history and culture of a land far from home.