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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

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See Yourself at NC State Sciences

Finals week study spot: ✔️
Wishing you extra coffee and less stress this finals week.
It’s your time to shine, #NCState21. Use #HowlBack when you post your grad photos to enter @ncstatealumni's graduation photo contest for the chance to win a free diploma frame.
Physics student Jack Featherstone has been named a 2021 Goldwater Scholar. He studies how to use the principles of granular physics to design equipment and instruments that interact with asteroids in outer space in professor Karen Daniels’s lab. The scholarship will support his research into the physics of phenomena here on Earth and in outer space.
Out for a stroll.
It’s #WorldBookDay! What’s your favorite book?
📍 Home.
This week, dozens of student organizations came together for #ShackAThon with a goal to raise $20,000 to support roof construction for two @habitatwake homes.
NC State Physics student Ana Sofia Uzsoy has been awarded the prestigious Churchill Scholarship. With this award, she will study machine learning and machine intelligence at Cambridge University in the fall.