North Carolina State University

Category: Tier 1 research institution | State: NC

About North Carolina State University

NC State was founded with a purpose: to create economic, societal and intellectual prosperity for the people of North Carolina and the country. Today it is a preeminent research enterprise that excels in science, technology, engineering, math, design, the humanities, social sciences, textiles and veterinary medicine. Our 34,000-plus high-performing students apply what they learn in the real world by conducting research, working in internships and coops, and performing acts of world-changing service. That experiential education ensures they leave ready to lead the workforce, confident in the knowledge that NC State consistently rates as one of the best values in higher education.

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Why you should attend?

NC State is the largest university in North Carolina and an active member of the UNC System partnership for national security to support service members by working with military partners on quality of life, policy issues and addressing science and technology gaps. We offer more than 72 degree programs through distance education, as well as courses on military installations, allowing greater flexibility to meet the demand of active-duty service members. Our Military and Veterans Resource Center provides transition assistance, promotes and enhances student success, and provide campus-wide leadership in the areas of recruitment, retention, and outreach for military-affiliated students.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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