Arts NC State

ARTS NC STATE is comprised of six performing and visual arts programs: Center Stage, the Crafts Center, the Dance Program, the Gregg Museum of Art & Design, the Music Department, and University Theatre.  We contribute to an innovative learning environment by engaging students’ creative, intellectual, and social development, and by fostering their roles as leaders of the University, state, and global communities.

College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences teaches students in disciplines related to agriculture and life sciences, creates new knowledge through innovative research (North Carolina Ag­ricultural Research Service), provides solu­tions for the public with community-based extension programs (North Carolina Coopera­tive Extension Service), and develops leaders to guide society.

College of Design

The College of Design offers comprehensive study in architecture, landscape architecture, art and design, graphic design, and industrial design. The environment – including spaces in which people live and work, products they consume, and messages they receive – has a powerful impact on how humans function in a society.

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences provides education, research and extension services in traditional humanities fields like literature, communications and political science. The college also focuses on public policy, global perspectives nonprofit research and other rapidly emerging disciplines such as rhetoric, film studies and digital media.

College of Education

The College of Education prepares teachers, administrators, counselors, researchers and analysts for careers in education from K-12 to post-secondary. It emphasizes global cultural awareness and the use of technology for enhanced learning.

College of Engineering

The College of Engineering engages in vital areas of research and technology transfer, with a special focus on interdisciplinary areas such as bioengineering, nanotechnology and information and communications technology. Our graduates pursue careers in public and private sectors that include research and development, design, construction, production, sales and management.

College of Natural Resources

The College of Natural Resources is a world leader in the use and conservation of renewable resources and recognized as a leading educator and researcher in forestry, environmental sciences, wood, paper, pulp, parks, recreation, and tourism. We believe that nurturing the environment and engineering sustainable products go hand-in-hand with helping communities and enterprises thrive.

College of Sciences

The College of Sciences is highly regarded for its nationally prominent research, teaching and public outreach in ‘pure science’ as well as applied research that addresses some of society’s greatest challenges in human health, energy and the environment. Departments include Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.

Poole College of Management

The Poole College of Management prepares graduates for careers in all the traditional disciplines of business. Special focus is placed on the management and commercialization of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship in the global marketplace, with a growing emphasis in sustainability.

College of Textiles

The College of Textiles is the global leader in textile innovation, education, research, and service. Areas of study range from traditional manufacturing to medical textiles, nonwovens, and marketing and supply chain management.

College of Veterinary Medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine focuses on six program areas: Companion Animal Medicine, Food Supply Medicine, Biomedical Research, Ecosystem Health, Equine Medicine, and Animal Welfare. Through comprehensive classroom instruction, outstanding laboratory facilities, and a veterinary health complex, the college provides state-of-the-art medical care while training veterinarians and researchers in the latest technologies and practices.

First Year College

First-Year College provides incoming students with intense academic and career advising, accompanied by guided exploration of their various academic options. After completing this program, students are able to make careful but confident decisions about their college years, including their intended majors and future career plans.

Graduate School

The Graduate School is at the heart of the university’s vast research community. It offers programs in more than 100 areas, plus numerous minors, certificate programs and interdisciplinary options. These programs combine dynamic research opportunities with an emphasis on collaboration between departments.



The NCSU Libraries is the gateway to knowledge for the university community and partners. We define the leading edge of information services and collections to support the university’s mission and to further knowledge in the world. Facilities include the D. H. Hill Library, James B. Hunt Jr. Library, Burlington Textiles Library, Harrye B. Lyons Design Library, Natural Resources Library, William Rand Kenan, Jr. Library of Veterinary Medicine and the soon to open James B. Hunt, Jr. Library.