North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University (NC State) is a national center for research, teaching and extension, and its graduate education has stood for quality for more than a century. As a land-grant state university, it shares the distinctive characteristics of these institutions nationally — broad academic offerings, extensive public service, national and international activities, and large-scale extension and research programs.

NC State is one of 16 constituent institutions of the multi-campus University of North Carolina system. The UNC Board of Governors is the policy-making body legally charged with “the general determination, control, supervision, management, and governance of all affairs, of the constituent institutions.”

NC State is a member of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. It is also a member of the American Council on Education, the College Entrance Examination Board, the Council of Graduate Schools, the National Commission on Accrediting and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

North Carolina State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of North Carolina State University.

Contact the Commission only in relation to the University’s compliance with accreditation requirements. Normal inquiries about admission requirements, educational programs, and financial aid should be directed to the University.

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