NC State’s colleges collectively offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through 65 departments. Our world-leading faculty are at the forefront of interdisciplinary innovation, and we are the preeminent research enterprise and university of choice for accomplished, high-performing students from around the world. Find out how each of our colleges are globally engaged.


Research on a pig

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE & LIFE SCIENCES


The CALS International Programs Office offers many travel and work abroad opportunities for students who may be interested in a study abroad program. The college also offers the CALS Global Club (CGC) for students interested in international agriculture and life science issues.
Design Camp instructor looks over students' work during class in Brooks Hall.                   PHOTO BY ROGER WINSTEAD

COLLEGE OF DESIGN


The College of Design emphasizes the value of study abroad as a significant [and required] aspect of each student’s educational experience, notably through the Prague Institute.
CED

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION


The I+DEA office coordinates distance education and the globalization initiative in the College of Education. Student educators have opportunities to study abroad or teach abroad. The college also offers numerous local immersion programs and welcomes students and scholars from all over the world.
Elizabeth Laboa with her students and graduate students in her lab in Engineering. Photo by Marc Hall

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING


The mission of International Programs in Engineering at NC State is to provide students with international opportunities to graduate engineers prepared for the global marketplace. The college offers numerous study abroad programs and international co-op and internship programs.
Student draws Chinese characters during the reception after the announcement of NC State's agreement with colleges in China.    PHOTO BY ROGER WINSTEAD

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES


The college provides ten interdisciplinary undergraduate degree options including African, International, and Middle East studies. The college also offers a Master’s of International Studies and more study abroad programs than any other college at NC State.
CNR researcher leads students on a survey of land for a potential park in eastern Wake County. PHOTO BY ROGER WINSTEAD

COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES


CNR’s departments and students participate in a multitude of international ventures. The college highlights the international work conducted by various departments as well as study and work abroad experiences for students, including field work opportunities.
A student works in the Jett Laser Lab. Photo by Marc Hall

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES


The college of sciences is home to the physical and chemical sciences, the mathematical and statistical sciences, and the biological sciences and the earth-system sciences. The college’s faculty and students are engaged in many international programs, collaborations, and research.
College of Textiles researcher works on a weaving project in a textiles lab. PHOTO BY ROGER WINSTEAD

COLLEGE OF TEXTILES


The College of Textiles is the leading textile college in the world and offers students a variety of study abroad and international experiences to enhance what they are learning in the classroom. Opportunities such as study abroad and international undergraduate research give them insight into a global market.
Dr. Michael Stoskopf and Dr. Anne Acton (right) examine a sleeping red wolf at the College of Veterinary Medicine. The lone wolf is part of a study of the endangered species and the red wolf reintroduction program.   photo by Roger Winstead

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE


CVM aims to foster international understanding and be a partner and leader in education, research, clinical medicine, and community service. The college offers international courses and travel fellowships.
College of Management's Kelvin Tranphoc works on his laptop in the Nelson Hall courtyard.   PHOTO BY ROGER WINSTEAD

POOLE COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT


The college provides students with opportunities to learn first-hand how businesses operate in a global marketplace. There are numerous undergraduate and graduate international programs that involve studying or working abroad. Management students can also earn a dual degree with an international partner institution.