North Carolina State University at Raleigh Graduate Schools

North Carolina State University at Raleigh (referred to as NCSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Raleigh, NC. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at North Carolina State University at Raleigh is $11,703 for North Carolina residents and $29,690 for out-of-state students. The school has 10,280 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 35,479 including undergraduate students.

North Carolina State University at Raleigh Graduate School Overview

North Carolina State University at Raleigh (referred to as NCSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Raleigh, NC. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1928 - Current[Estimated Date]).
NCSU Directory Information
School NameNorth Carolina State University at Raleigh (NCSU)
Address2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27695-7001
Phone919-515-2011
Webhttps://www.ncsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://commonapp.org
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.ncsu.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at North Carolina State University at Raleigh is $11,703 for North Carolina residents and $29,690 for out-of-state students. The school has 10,280 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 35,479 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 162 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 38 programs are available online classes.
NCSU Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,690
$11,703 for North Carolina Residents
Student Population10,280
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs162 graduate programs
(38 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at North Carolina State University at Raleigh is $11,703 for North Carolina residents and $29,690 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $505 for North Carolina residents and $1,505 for out-of-state students. North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
NCSU 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
North Carolina Residents$11,703
Out-of-State$29,690
Tuition per Credit Hour
North Carolina Residents$505
Out-of-State$1,505
North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at NCSU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)38 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of North Carolina State University at Raleigh is $11,703 for North Carolina residents and $29,690 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.38% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$8,492$2,535$23,967$2,535
2018-2019$8,917$2,578$25,405$2,578
2019-2020$9,095$2,578$26,421$2,578
2020-2021$9,095$2,578$26,421$2,578
2021-2022$9,095$2,608$27,082$2,608
The graduate school tuition & fees of NCSU is expensive compared to public graduate schools in North Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the North Carolina graduate tuition is $21,934 (public) / $15,492 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
North Carolina State University at Raleigh$11,703$29,690
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
North Carolina Graduate Schools$8,195$17,391
Public$8,195$21,934
Private$15,492
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,761 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at North Carolina State University at Raleigh. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.71% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,761. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.71% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,854$2,706$10,854$2,706
2018-2019$11,078$2,716$11,078$2,716
2019-2020$11,359$2,717$11,359$2,717
2020-2021$11,602$2,770$11,602$2,770
2021-2022$11,957$2,804$11,957$2,804
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $505 for North Carolina residents and $1,505 for other students at North Carolina State University at Raleigh. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.52% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
North Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$416$1,175
2018-2019$437$1,245
2019-2020$446$1,295
2020-2021$505$1,468
2021-2022$505$1,505

Graduate Programs at NCSU

North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers 195 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,292 students have completed their study at North Carolina State University at Raleigh.
Offered Degrees at North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree97382,659
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship650533
Doctor's degree - other21100
Post Bachelor's Degree31140
Total195533,292
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at North Carolina State University at Raleigh by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the program with 0 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Computer Science program with 274 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Veterinary Medicine program with 100 completers.
North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers 195 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,292 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,659 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 100 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (4 completers) 81 completers-
Agricultural Economics0-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services10-
Animal Sciences17-
Poultry Science4-
Food Science20-
Agronomy and Crop Science12-
Horticultural Science11-
Soil Science and Agronomy7-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] (4 completers) 43 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation2-
Environmental Studies0-
Environmental Science14-
Natural Resources Management and Policy17-
Forestry7-
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology3-
Architecture [+] 20 completers-
0-
Landscape Architecture20-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 12 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia0-
Organizational Communication12-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (4 completers) 446 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science274-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration111-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications61-
Education [+] (16 completers) 300 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction35-
Educational Leadership and Administration66$51,100
Adult and Continuing Education Administration16-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration18-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Educational/Instructional Technology15-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services14-
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services23-
Elementary Education and Teaching14-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)79-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education3-
Mathematics Teacher Education6-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education8-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Engineering [+] (29 completers) 671 completers-
Engineering22-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering24-
Agricultural Engineering10-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering8-
Chemical Engineering47-
Civil Engineering61-
Computer Engineering114-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering110-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering13-
Materials Engineering18-
Mechanical Engineering86$77,400
Nuclear Engineering8-
Textile Sciences and Engineering68-
Industrial Engineering43-
Manufacturing Engineering20-
Operations Research13-
Engineering (other)6-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 22 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures22-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 10 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Development and Family Studies10-
English Language And Literature [+] 55 completers-
English Language and Literature27-
Creative Writing17-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing11-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 7 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies7-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 151 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry5-
Botany/Plant Biology2-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology5-
Microbiology2-
Zoology/Animal Biology5-
Entomology3-
Genetics1-
Genetics (other)1-
Physiology91-
Toxicology2-
Biometry/Biometrics0-
Bioinformatics2-
Biotechnology32-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] (2 completers) 112 completers-
Mathematics10-
Applied Mathematics16-
Financial Mathematics36-
Statistics50-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (4 completers) 40 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory28-
Nutrition Sciences12-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 30 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management30-
Physical Sciences [+] 38 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry12-
Physics11-
Physical Sciences (other)15-
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
Psychology8-
Human Services [+] 104 completers-
0-
Public Administration27-
Social Work77$38,900
Social Sciences [+] 63 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology5-
Economics35-
International Relations and Affairs17-
Sociology6-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 21 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Visual Communications10-
Industrial and Product Design11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences3-
Business [+] (4 completers) 368 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management261$72,800
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management0-
Accounting107$55,500
History [+] 20 completers-
History9-
Public/Applied History11-
Total2,659
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 27 completers-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services2-
Animal Sciences6-
Food Science6-
Agronomy and Crop Science11-
Horticultural Science1-
Soil Science and Agronomy1-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 12 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation3-
Forestry4-
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology5-
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
0-
Environmental Design/Architecture1-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science27-
Education [+] 76 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction12-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration16-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)5-
Educational Evaluation and Research18-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services5-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education4-
Mathematics Teacher Education8-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education8-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Education (other)0-
Engineering [+] 201 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering7-
Agricultural Engineering4-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering16-
Chemical Engineering13-
Civil Engineering26-
Computer Engineering10-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering42-
Materials Engineering12-
Mechanical Engineering19-
Nuclear Engineering10-
Textile Sciences and Engineering25-
Industrial Engineering11-
Operations Research6-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry3-
Botany/Plant Biology5-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology3-
Microbiology3-
Immunology1-
Zoology/Animal Biology7-
Entomology5-
Genetics2-
Genetics (other)4-
Physiology0-
Toxicology5-
Biometry/Biometrics0-
Bioinformatics5-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 42 completers-
Mathematics6-
Applied Mathematics11-
Statistics25-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 12 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory1-
Nutrition Sciences6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)5-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 6 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management6-
Physical Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry23-
Physics5-
Physical Sciences (other)8-
Psychology [+] 18 completers-
Psychology18-
Human Services [+] 3 completers-
0-
Public Administration3-
Social Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics10-
Sociology7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences12-
History [+] 0 completers-
History0-
Public/Applied History0-
Total533
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Environmental Design/Architecture0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 100 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Veterinary Medicine100-
Total100
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (3 completers) 0 completers-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services0-
Animal Sciences0-
Horticultural Science0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] (3 completers) 0 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Science0-
Architecture [+] 0 completers-
0-
Architecture0-
Environmental Design/Architecture0-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Organizational Communication0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science0-
Education [+] (4 completers) 0 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services0-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] (6 completers) 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Agricultural Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Materials Engineering0-
Textile Sciences and Engineering0-
Engineering (other)0-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Development and Family Studies0-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biotechnology0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
0-
Public Administration0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Accounting0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at NCSU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 9,892 students enrolled into North Carolina State University at Raleigh graduate schools where it has total 35,479 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 5,385 full-time and 4,507 part-time graduate students. By gender, 4,943 male and 4,949 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,8924,9434,949
Full-time5,3852,5712,814
Part-tme4,5072,3722,135
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 5,293 White (53.51%), 810 Black/African American (8.19%), 331 Hispanic (3.35%), 495 Asian (5.00%), and 2,963 students with other races. 2,427 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,8924,9434,949
American Indian/Native American311714
Asian495249246
Black/African American810281529
Hispanic331157174
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander532
White5,2932,4742,819
Two More257114143
Un-Known243116127
Non-resident Alien2,4271,532895
North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,700 graduate students (37.40% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 4,048 graduate students (40.92% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total9,892
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,700
Enrolled Some Online Courses4,048
Not in Online Courses2,144

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