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College of Sciences

Your support shapes a new generation of well-rounded scientists who will make extraordinary contributions that change the world.

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College Overview

The College of Sciences makes NC State the university of choice for diverse, high-performing science students and faculty in the biological, mathematical and physical sciences. These creative minds do the extraordinary to solve society’s biggest problems.

Building a world-class college means enrolling the brightest students and hiring the most talented faculty. But we face fierce competition for these top people, and resources from the state are limited. To attract the very best people to our college, we need undergraduate scholarships, distinguished professorships and resources for cutting-edge research.

College Priorities

Extraordinary Opportunity

No priority is more important than safeguarding our ability to extend educational opportunities to bright, deserving science students. At a time when costs are rising, undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships represent a lifeline for students and their families.

Extraordinary Purpose

Outstanding faculty are like magnets; they attract other top faculty who, in turn, attract great students. Professorships and other endowed faculty positions help these researchers expand the scope of their world-changing activities, which often means offering exciting opportunities to students who will become the leading scientists of tomorrow.

Extraordinary Experiences

Our scientists work with leading partners and use cutting-edge techniques and technologies to solve the most difficult problems and answer the deepest intellectual questions. Your support helps connect our bright scientific minds with the resources they need to find solutions to challenges that affect us all.

#3 and Rising

Sciences faculty helped NC State rank third in North America on Nature’s list of research rising stars.

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Giving at the College of Sciences

Create a scholarship. Join the Dean’s Circle. Give every year.

There are many ways to support the college through a gift to the NC State College of Sciences Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes our educational, research and service programs. The college has many opportunities for donors to make annual gifts or create endowments that benefit generations of NC State science students.

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