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Best Values in Colleges

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North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)


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North Carolina State University is ranked 16 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 89%
Applicants who took ACT 29%

SAT Verbal Score

700+8%
600-69938%
600+46%

SAT Math Score

700+16%
600-69954%
600+70%

ACT Score

30-3621%
24-2961%
24+82%

Students applied20,435
Students admitted10,137
Admission rate50%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate39%
6-year graduation rate71%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$8,206
Fees$0
Room and board$9,434
Estimated book expense$1,058
Total cost$18,698

Cost after need-based aid$9,338
Cost after non-need-based aid$13,111

Average debt at graduation$22,858

Out of State

Tuition$21,661
Fees$0
Room and board$9,434
Estimated book expense$1,058
Total cost$32,153

Cost after need-based aid$22,793
Cost after non-need-based aid$26,566

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met84%
Average need-based aid$9,360
Average non-need-based aid$5,587

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment24,833

Full-Time

Men12,264
Women9,557

Part-Time

Men1,744
Women1,268

Freshmen retained92%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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