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