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NC State Belltower at sunset

Sep 14, 2020

NC State Continues to Climb in National Rankings

NC State gains ground in the 2021 U.S. News ranking of America's best colleges. The university has moved up nine spots in the past five years, driven largely by student success. 

Looking up at the tower over Talley Student Union with a blue sky in the background.

Aug 26, 2020

NC State Among the Top 10 Employers in North Carolina

Forbes surveys 80,000 workers across the nation to find the best employers in every state. NC State takes its place alongside corporate giants Microsoft, Apple and Fedex. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Aug 25, 2020

Money Ranks NC State Top Public in North Carolina

NC State earns high marks for educational quality, socio-economic mobility and alumni success on a list of America's best colleges ranked by value. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Aug 19, 2019

6 Subjects in Top 50 Globally

Six NC State disciplines rank among the best in the world, according to the Shanghai Rankings. NC State scores among the top 300 institutions overall. 

NC State Gateway

Jan 16, 2019

Online Programs in SPIA, Engineering Advance

Two of NC State's online programs jumped in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Sep 11, 2018

NC State Moves Up in National Rankings

NC State continues to advance in the annual U.S. News rankings, earning kudos for innovation, teaching and programs for military veterans. Business and engineering programs also made gains this year. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Aug 15, 2018

Top Value in North Carolina — Again

NC State claims the distinction of offering North Carolina college students the best value for their money for the second straight year. The annual list by Money magazine ranks schools based on quality, affordability and alumni success. 

Mar 22, 2018

Graduate Programs Rise in 2019 Rankings

Engineering and education advance in the U.S. News rankings of the nation’s top graduate programs. 

Feb 22, 2018

NC State in Top 25 of Peace Corps Volunteers

NC State ranks No. 22 in the Peace Corps' latest rankings of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities. 

Jan 11, 2018

Think Tank Credits NC State for Raleigh Prosperity

The Milken Institute gives NC State high marks for helping to drive Raleigh’s fast-growing economy, noting the university’s role in research, innovation and economic development. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Jan 10, 2018

NC State’s Online Programs Move Up in Rankings

NC State makes big gains in this year’s ranking of the nation’s top online degree programs. Take a look at the reasons behind NC State’s rising reputation. 

Jan 3, 2018

NC State Climbs on Best Value List

NC State is among the top 10 best values in public higher education for both in-state and out-of-state students, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. The annual ranking measures both academic quality and affordability. 

Sep 21, 2017

Tech Ed Program Ranked No. 2

The NC State College of Education’s technology education program is the only program in North Carolina ranked among Universities.com's Top 10. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Sep 12, 2017

NC State Moves Up in National Rankings

NC State’s standing among the nation’s best colleges and universities continues to improve, thanks to advances in peer assessment, student retention and graduation rates. See how the university scores in this year’s U.S. News rankings. 

red belltower at night

Aug 10, 2017

We’re No. 1: NC State Is Top Value In N.C.

MONEY magazine names NC State the best college for the money in North Carolina. The annual survey weighs the net cost of attending against the early-career earnings of graduates.