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The College of Sciences makes NC State the university of choice for diverse, high-performing students, faculty and researchers from around the world who work together to solve society’s biggest problems.

Leading the Way in Science

The College of Sciences at NC State connects people and programs in the biological, physical, chemical, mathematical, statistical and earth-system sciences. Our college is where some of the brightest, most creative minds in science come together to tackle problems that affect us all. We recognize the value of a diverse academic community and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for learning and discovery.

We’re at the forefront of several growing areas of science — such as big data, bioinformatics, environmental health science, geospatial analytics and personalized medicine — that examine the world’s grand challenges and teach students skills highly valued by employers.

Our faculty are award-winning innovators in their fields. And they’re training the next generation of scientists to lead the way in industry, laboratories, nonprofit research organizations, medicine, government agencies and numerous other workplaces.

Learn about Keilah Davis’s student experience in the College of Sciences.

Faculty Excellence

Our faculty conduct groundbreaking research, share their work with the public through outreach and communication, and garner national and international awards and honors — all while educating the next generation of science leaders.

Discover our faculty 
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14 Elected Fellows

of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science

Explore our stats and strengths 

Connect With Us

Find out more information, including who we are, where we are, how you can join us and how to reach us.

See Yourself at NC State Sciences

This weather calls for a Howling Cow run. 🐺🍦
👋 Hello, Raleigh.
Can’t help but smile with a view like this.
Happy anniversary to our favorite couple. ❤️ 🐺
Taking a granular look at physics. #ThrowbackThursday to when NC State physics researchers explored granular physics during a unique zero gravity  research flight using a flexible digger device and photoelastic granular material.
Are you registered for our annual State of the Sciences event? Multimedia artist and creativity researcher Todd Siler will present a visual lecture “ArtScience: Catalyzing and Cultivating Innovative Thinking”. Register to attend this event using the link in our bio!
Your future is bright.
Looking ahead. 🔭 What are you looking forward to this week?
Follow your own path.
Special delivery for #NCState25. ✉️ 🎉  Welcome to the Pack!
What does your research look like? Help us highlight the beauty and importance of the work being done at the bench and in the field, both on campus and around the world, by participating in this year’s @ncstate Envisioning Research image contest.

📷: Sara Sheykhi