The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University–Raleigh

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Lindsay Gentile
Application deadline (U.S. residents) June 25
Application fee (U.S. residents) $65
Application deadline (international students) June 25
Application fee (international students) $75

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University--Raleigh

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 6,658
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,351
Overall acceptance rate 20.3% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 515 verbal
750 quantitative
3.70 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
Average GRE 510 verbal
763 quantitative
3.80 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​www.​mae.​ncsu.​edu/​grad.​html
(919) 515-3026
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​www.​bae.​ncsu.​edu/​grad/​
(919) 515-6710
[email protected]
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​bme.​ncsu.​edu/​academics/​grad.​html
(919) 515-5252
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​ncsu.​edu/​prospective_students/​graduate_students.​html
(919) 515-6367
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​ce.​ncsu.​edu/​graduate
(919) 515-7344
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​ncsu.​edu/​academics/​grad
(919) 515-5091
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​csc.​ncsu.​edu
(919) 515-8662
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​ncsu.​edu/​academics/​grad
(919) 515-5091
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​ie.​ncsu.​edu/​graduate/​index.​html
(919) 515-6410
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​mse.​ncsu.​edu/​future_grads.​html
(919) 515-3858
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​mae.​ncsu.​edu/​grad.​html
(919) 515-3026
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​www.​ne.​ncsu.​edu/​
(919) 515-1464
[email protected]
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,899
Master’s (full-time) 1,131
Master’s (part-time) 649
Ph.D. (full-time) 855
Ph.D. (part-time) 264

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 783
Total master’s graduates 641
International master’s graduates 55.1%
Minority master’s graduates 8.1%
Female master’s graduates 22.5%
Total Ph.D. graduates 142
International Ph.D. graduates 55.6%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 5.6%
Female Ph.D. graduates 23.2%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 15 3.5%
Agricultural 24 2.9%
Biomedical 10 3%
Chemical 25 5.9%
Civil 28 11.6%
Computer engineering 20 6.5%
Computer science 44 19.9%
Electrical 31 14.5%
Environmental 15 .8%
Industrial / Manufacturing 23 8.3%
Materials 27 4.7%
Mechanical 26 10.2%
Nuclear 15 3%
Other 38 5.3%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 324
Part-time faculty 26
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 10

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $148,421,098
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 257

Engineering School Ranking

#31 Best Engineering Schools

(11) Ranking by Specialties

#27 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#9 in Biological / Agricultural
#20 in Chemical
#20 in Civil
#30 in Computer Engineering
#30 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#31 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#8 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#21 in Materials
#38 in Mechanical
#6 in Nuclear

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 52
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.4
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.5
Overall acceptance rate 20.3% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 755
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.6:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 142
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $148,421,098
Research expenditures per faculty member $486,626
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 3.1%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,899

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,899

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 1,986
Minority students 3.7%
International students 64.7%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 913
Minority students 7.7%
International students 22.2%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Julie Rice Mallette
Financial aid phone (919) 515-2421

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $7,834 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $19,882 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $5,719 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $14,755 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,966 per year
Room and board $12,154
Books and supplies $824
Miscellaneous expenses $4,434

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 219
Teaching assistants 270
Research assistants 816
Other appointments 0

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