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North Carolina State University, also known as NC State University and NCSU, was founded on March 7, 1887. It is a public school located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Raleigh, North Carolina

33,989 students attend NC State. It is the largest 4-year college in North Carolina. Because of this, there are over 100 programs to major in and 700 student organizations and clubs. There is also a very large Greek community. Greeks make up 20% of the entire student body.

The campus is 2,110 acres

Zach Galifianakis, Russell Wilson, and John Edwards are all notable alumni to North Carolina State University. Galifianakis is a television producer, comedian, and pianist. Wilson is an American football player, and Edwards is a writer, politician, and lawyer.

Wilson, Edwards, Galifianakis

The tuition for in-state is $8,880 and out-of-state is $26,399.

College Seal

North Carolina State University has had 5 different names. These names are: North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering, North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina, North Carolina State of the University of North Carolina at Raleigh, and North Carolina State University at Raleigh.

Part of the campus

The original school colors were pink and blue. Then, it changed to brown and white. These colors only lasted for one football game. The student body voted to change it to red and white.

The team nickname of NCSU is the Wolfpack.

The head coach of the women's basketball team is named Wes Moore. He is 59 years old and has coached the team for 4 years (counting 2016-17).

Wes Moore

The team began in 1974 when the first head coach was Robert "Peanut" Doak. They won their first game ever on December 7, 1974 against the Virginia Cavaliers. The score was 57-45.

Coach Robert Doak

NC State women's basketball has never won a national championship, but they have gotten to the Final Four once in 1998. They have made it to the NCAA Tournament 26 times.

NC State made it to the NCAA Women's Tournament in 2016-17, ending with a 23-9 season. Their first game was in Austin, Texas, which is 1,330 miles away from their home town of Raleigh. They played Auburn, Alabama and beat them 62-48.

Auburn Tigers, Auburn University

Unfortunately, the team lost their second game against Austin, Texas. They lost 80-84.

Texas Longhorns, University of Texas Austin
School Motto: "Think and Do"

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