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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 11 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 75 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 65%
Applicants who took ACT 32%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+10%
600-69945%
600+55%

SAT Math Score

700+21%
600-69955%
600+76%

ACT Score

30-3636%
24-2960%
24+96%

Students applied20,208
Students admitted10,390
Admission rate51%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate44%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,220
Fees$2,361
Room and board$10,311
Estimated book expense$1,076
Total cost$19,968

Cost after need-based aid$9,953
Cost after non-need-based aid$13,437

Average debt at graduation$20,482

Out of State

Tuition$22,571
Fees$2,361
Room and board$10,311
Estimated book expense$1,076
Total cost$36,319

Cost after need-based aid$26,304
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,788

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$47,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met78%
Average need-based aid$10,015
Average non-need-based aid$6,531

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment24,473

Full-Time

Men11,885
Women9,517

Part-Time

Men1,827
Women1,244

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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