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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.

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17 Elected Fellows

of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science

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

Happy orientation day, #NCState25! We can’t wait to welcome you home to campus in a few weeks.
Geology rocks. 

Students in our Geology program gain specialized training in core areas of the geosciences and have opportunities to pursue their own personal academic and research interests.

Students can get involved outside the classroom in outreach and education opportunities and through the @geologyclubatncsu. Students also have opportunities for field learning through our capstone Geologic Field Course in New Mexico.
We want to highlight some of the members of our incoming class. If you’re a new student starting this fall, tell us a little about yourself at the link in our bio and we may feature you in an upcoming story or on social media.
Let’s reflect.
Love our Pack to the 🌕 and back.

Today is the anniversary of the moon landing. Learn about how members of the Wolfpack helped make the mission possible in the link in our bio.
@NCStateBioSci graduate Nikhil Milind received a prestigious Churchill Scholarship and is preparing to attend Cambridge University, where he will continue research into connections between human genetics and diseases and earn a master’s degree in biological sciences.
We’re excited to welcome the newest members of our Pack to campus next month! Before then, we want to get to know you a bit better. Tell us a little about yourself at the link in our bio, and we may feature you in an upcoming story or on social media.
Old school statistics. Check out this #ThrowbackThursday from an NC State statistics class from the 1960s.
Dog days of summer.
Student Spotlight: Physics and mathematics student Noah Wolfe has been awarded an Astronaut Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to students studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics who intend to pursue research or advance their field upon completion of their final degree. In his research, he uses computational astrophysics to study supernovas.
Buried in the midst of what could be a deadly encounter, the Dueling Dinosaurs could offer a treasure trove of information. 🦖
Stay dry. 🌧️