North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University is a member university of AG IDEA, a consortium of public universities from across the country who collaborate to share faculty expertise and high-quality coursework. Through AG IDEA, you can select North Carolina State University as your home university and take courses from universities across the consortium.

Participating Programs

Through AG IDEA, NC State offers a range of undergraduate certificates, graduate certificates, and a master's degree in agricultural fields. The ability to take courses from other member universities provides students with maximum flexibility to enhance their degree programs or advance in their careers. There is just one affordable common price, with no out-of-state tuition or distance fees.

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Main Campus Location:

Raleigh, North Carolina (pop. 476,587)

Accredited By

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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School Colors

Red and White


Costumed Mascots:  Mr. and Mrs. Wuf

Live Mascot:  Tuffy is a Tasmaskan dog that resembles a wolf-like Siberian husky.

North Carolina State University Traditions

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University strives to help citizens benefit from what they discover and develop so that can extend into the communities and fields across the state, nation, and world.

NCSU’s Free Expression Tunnel, a central campus pedestrian tunnel under railroad tracks, is open for anyone to decorate.  It’s painted daily. 

The Brickyard, an expanse of patterned red and white brick, is where organizations provide services and build community.  Head to the Brickyard at the heart of the NCSU campus and you might see a blood drive, Earth Day celebration, or a farmers market. The courtyard name is officially University Plaza.

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