North Carolina State University at Raleigh, established in 1887, is a public research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina. It’s part of the Research Triangle; with Duke and UNC Chapel Hill being on the two other sides. It has over 25,000 undergraduates, making it the largest four-year college in North Carolina. Around 80% of underclassmen choose to stay on campus, and its dining hall food is among the healthiest in the nation. Students also have a choice of over 400 student organizations and a popular Greek scene. The campus also has an amazing arts, service & culture scene, and the Wolfpack makes great strides in athletics! The surrounding city of Raleigh is consistently featured among the most livable cities, with its thriving nightlife, community events and reasonable cost of living. Notable NC State alumni include James Goodnight, founder of SAS Institute and Philip Rivers, NFL quarterback. The university, with its wonderful student life and academic opportunity, offers a quality education at an affordable price.