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I Chose NC State

Welcome to the Wolfpack

This page provides information for 2023 applicants who have received an admit decision to NC State.

Run With Us

You’ve done what it takes to be accepted by NC State. We’re amazed by your accomplishments, talents and potential. We can’t wait to see what you’ll Think and Do.

Log in to your wolfPAW account to respond to your offer of admission by May 1 or within 10 days of receipt of your decision if after the deadline.

#3 Best College City in America

WalletHub (2022)

Top 30 Public Universities in the Nation

U.S. News & World Report (2022)

It’s Time to Celebrate

Hear from current students and alumni about why they chose NC State. Join the Pack and show us your Wolfpack pride by using #IChoseNCState.

Experience NC State

Discover what it’s like to live and learn as a member of the Pack! Admitted students can register for this in-person event through their wolfPAW portal.

Large crowds enjoyed Packapalooza 2022 to round out Welcome Week.

Next Steps With Admissions

Check your wolfPAW account for upcoming deadlines and missing enrollment items. All enrollment items are due by July 15 for fall admits.

  • Submit final transcripts – You must provide an official final transcript from all institutions you attended prior to enrolling at NC State.
  • Review transfer credits – After your official final transcript has been processed by our office, credit will be awarded for any transferable courses. After being admitted, transfer students can view a transfer summary report on MyPack Portal. View all credit opportunities here.
  • Submit official test scores – If test scores were used in your application review, you must submit official SAT or ACT test scores prior to enrolling. Use SAT college code 5496 or ACT college code 3164.
  • Submit AP or IB exam scores – If you would like to receive credit for AP exams, you must submit official AP scores from College Board. Learn more about sending AP exam scores here, and see how NC State awards credit for AP exams here.

#2 Best Value Public Institution in North Carolina

Princeton Review (2022)

#1 Best Undergrad Entrepreneurship Program in the Southeast

Princeton Review (2022)

#4 Best Place to Live in the U.S.
(Raleigh-Durham)

Money (2022)

Choose NC State

Make the Wolfpack your home by confirming your enrollment by May 1.

Mr. Wuf at a football game
Mr. and Ms. Wuf at the football game at Carter Finely Stadium. Photo by Marc Hall

Explore Our Campus

Whether it’s in the classroom, at the student union or in the residence halls – you’ll find community at NC State. We’ve created virtual tours for you to experience campus for yourself. Explore the main areas of campus and hear from current students about their experiences at NC State. Stake our your favorite spot on campus before you arrive!