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I Chose NC State

Welcome to the Wolfpack

This page provides information for 2022 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. Now it’s time for you to accept the invitation.

We’re amazed by your accomplishments, talents and potential. We can’t wait to see what you’ll Think and Do at NC State.

Log in to your wolfPAW account to respond to your offer of admission by May 1 or within 10 days if you are accepted after May 1. First-year applicants admitted to Spring Connect have until June 1 to confirm their enrollment for spring 2023.

#3 Return on Investment Among NC Colleges


#6 Best College City in America


Top 10 Best Value Among Public Universities Nationally

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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.

Optional Summer Course

NC State offers an optional free two-credit hour online course over the summer to incoming first-year and transfer students. The course encourages students to explore multiple disciplines, connect with the Wolfpack community, and to Think and Do with course material. This summer’s course will run for five weeks during Summer Session II (June 27 – July 29) and will focus on the future of food.

Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions

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.

#1 Best Public College for Your Money in N.C.


#1 Best Undergrad Entrepreneurship Program in the Southeast

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#2 Best Place to Live in the U.S.

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Choose NC State

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

Mr and Mrs Wuf
Students attend Convocation 2021 at the Court of North Carolina. Chancellor Woodson spoke and the band played and taught the students NC State songs

Explore Our Campus

Your next four years will be spent living, learning and experience life at NC State. Whether it’s in the classroom, at the student union or in the residence halls – you’ll find community here.

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!

Tour Our Residence Halls

Walk through the halls of your future home. View 3D videos of each residence hall on campus.

Aerial view of residence halls