Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)


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North Carolina State University is ranked 9 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 66 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 52%
Applicants who took ACT 55%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+14%
600-69949%
600+63%

SAT Math Score

700+22%
600-69956%
600+78%

ACT Score

30-3642%
24-2955%
24+97%

Students applied25,929
Students admitted12,034
Admission rate46%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate47%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,535
Fees$2,523
Room and board$10,854
Estimated book expense$1,082
Total cost$20,994

Cost after need-based aid$10,990
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,999

Average debt at graduation$21,507

Out of State

Tuition$24,883
Fees$2,523
Room and board$10,854
Estimated book expense$1,082
Total cost$39,342

Cost after need-based aid$29,338
Cost after non-need-based aid$33,347

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$49,300

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met77%
Average need-based aid$10,004
Average non-need-based aid$5,995

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment23,847

Full-Time

Men11,381
Women9,553

Part-Time

Men1,684
Women1,229

Freshmen retained94%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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