NC State University was founded on March 7, 1887, by the state General Assembly to provide education and encourage economic development in agriculture and engineering. The 2,110-acre campus is located west of downtown Raleigh, and is a key part of the Research Triangle. Now the largest university in the state, NC State consists of a central campus and adjourning Centennial and Centennial Biomedical campuses. Additionally, the university owns research stations, outreach centers and extension facilities throughout the state.
Use the campus sustainability map and tour as your guide to a campus that is leaner, smarter and stronger than ever: