Freshman Admission Review Process

NC State Undergraduate Admissions employs a holistic approach in reviewing students’ applications. Competitive freshman applicants take a rigorous college-prep curriculum and maintain at least a B+ average throughout high school. However, we also consider a range of accomplishments and qualifications, including:

Please note: Students taking college-level courses while in high school (dual enrollment), including Early College High School, are freshman applicants for admission purposes.