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At ISE, you’ll be part of a department that is nationally-ranked for its academic programs and research opportunities. We have over a 90% employment rate at graduation with many students having found a job BEFORE the start of their final semester. NC State University is consistently ranked as one of the top values in higher education. Value is where quality and affordability meet.

Undergraduate Admissions

We invite the best and the brightest to apply and we mentor each student individually through graduation. Our students have many opportunities for professional growth, including:

  • Undergraduate research
  • Co-op work experience
  • Study abroad
  • Membership in professional societies

Application for admission to NC State is handled at the university level. Once admitted and enrolled, students apply to join the ISE department by meeting the College of Engineering’s Change of Degree Application (CODA) requirements.
Got Questions? Contact our Undergraduate Services Coordinator | | 919.513.2189

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Graduate Admissions

We accept applications from undergraduate majors in engineering. Degrees in the behavioral, physical and mathematical sciences are also welcomed. You will need to have some experience in:

  • Mathematics (calculus and matrix/linear algebra)
  • Computer science
  • And statistics for most entry-level graduate courses

Also, physical, behavioral and management sciences (economics, business, accounting) experience is desirable.

Application to NC State is handled at the university level by The Graduate School. Please follow our procedures to be considered for admission into one of our master’s or Ph.D. programs.

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ISE Graduate Admission Process

Got Questions? Please contact our Graduate Services Coordinator |  |  919.515.6410.

Can I Afford It?

NC State is one of the most affordable universities in the U.S. with the numbers to back it up:

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Future Undergraduates

The College of Engineering provides information for future engineering students and invites you to visit the college or take a campus tour.

Future Graduate Students

Visit us at Fitts-Woolard Hall or contact our Director of Graduate Programs. If you’re interested in online programs, contact Engineering Online.

International Students

Consult the Office of International Servicesinternational undergraduate admissions, or The Graduate School’s Community of International Scholars.