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About

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

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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

The Pack lost one of its favorite wolves this week. Tuffy II passed away in his sleep Monday night. Our thoughts are with the Downey family. Thank you for sharing Tuffy II with our pack.
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Microbiology student Gino Fernandes was recently honored with the College of Sciences Office of Advancement’s Student Excellence Award. He has served in leadership positions for campus organizations and worked as a research assistant for NC State’s Cultivating Research Experiences with Community-Engaged Roots program, as a community lab intern for Biogen and as a marketing intern for Campus Enterprises — all while running his own independent record label.
Did you know that we’re one of the largest and most research-intensive colleges at the university? The College of Sciences is home to @ncstate’s physical, chemical, mathematical, statistical, biological and earth-system sciences. We have more than 4,100 students and account for about $40 million in annual research expenditures.
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Meet @NCStateBioSci senior Rose Krebs! Rose started to volunteer with Feed the Pack her freshman year and now is the executive director of the student-run food pantry. She encourages others to get involved by making a donation or dropping off nonperishable food and hygiene items to the pantry.
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Meet @ncstatebiosci transfer student Jesus Vina Moreno! He was inspired by his mother, who is a doctor, and a childhood battle with dengue fever to pursue a career path in medicine. He wants to become a neurologist and is excited to dive into research at @NCState and learn more about the field.