Why NC State? Because it’s your global university! If you are interested in a life-changing, personally rewarding, mentally challenging, globally oriented academic program at one of the top research universities in the US (consistently rated as one of the nation’s top ten values for public higher education!), you’ve come to the right place. There are more than a hundred terrific programs at NC State to which you may apply – undergraduate programs, graduate programs, and non-degree study programs. Graduates from NC State have been finding top jobs in the US and around the world for more than a century, creating new knowledge, succeeding in business, winning prizes and patents, and making a positive difference in the world in which they live.