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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 12 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 85 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 86%
Applicants who took ACT 65%

SAT Verbal Score

700+8%
600-69944%
600+52%

SAT Math Score

700+18%
600-69954%
600+72%

ACT Score

30-3621%
24-2965%
24+86%

Students applied21,616
Students admitted10,134
Admission rate47%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate41%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,038
Fees$2,258
Room and board$10,030
Estimated book expense$1,076
Total cost$19,402

Cost after need-based aid$9,821
Cost after non-need-based aid$12,890

Average debt at graduation$19,530

Out of State

Tuition$21,293
Fees$2,258
Room and board$10,030
Estimated book expense$1,076
Total cost$34,657

Cost after need-based aid$25,076
Cost after non-need-based aid$28,145

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met78%
Average need-based aid$9,581
Average non-need-based aid$6,512

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment24,536

Full-Time

Men11,953
Women9,516

Part-Time

Men1,808
Women1,259

Freshmen retained93%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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