Admissions Fast Facts
As high school seniors and college transfer students prepare for admission to NC State, they may find it helpful to see how they compare to the current student body and previous first-year and transfer classes. The following resources provide fast facts for students as they transition their studies to NC State.
undergraduate and graduate
offered to undergraduate students
average class size
There’s a community spirit – we’re all moving forward, and we’re all getting to our goals together.
Fashion Textile Management, 2024
With another record-breaking year of applications received, we continue to be impressed by the many successes and accomplishments of the new students pursuing our Wolfpack from across the globe. Download a PDF of this information here.
Fall 2023 Applications
- 39,855 first-year applications received
- 39.5% acceptance rate
- 4,726 transfer applications received
- 44.1% acceptance rate
- 7,132 total incoming students
incoming first-year students
incoming transfer students
Take a Closer Look
We’ve provided the middle 50% ranges for weighted and unweighted GPA’s for first-year enrolled students.
4.24 – 4.5
3.79 – 3.97
first-year students applied without submitting test scores
NC State has great people, a great environment and a great education.
Art Studies, 2024
Our Students Come From Far and Wide
Access and Inclusion
NC State is enriched through the varied knowledge and backgrounds of our students and we expect everyone to give of their talents, skills, time and effort to make NC State an environment of inclusive excellence for all.
NC State’s community centers, committees and affinity groups help incoming students find a welcoming home on campus.
- 29% of incoming first-year students are from rural NC counties
- 30.3% of our first-year class identify as a student of color
Below you will find stats for the incoming fall 2023 transfer class.
average number of
average GPA for admitted transfer students
NC Community Colleges
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