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By working alongside leading researchers and educators, our graduate students advance in their field and find solutions to pressing problems.

A National Powerhouse

NC State’s broader College of Engineering is known as one of the best in the country, coming in at No. 28 for graduate engineering programs in a 2015 ranking by U.S. News and World Report. The college also awards the 8th most engineering master’s degrees nationally. NC State’s status as a public, land-grant university means we work tirelessly to supply America — and the wider world — with talented, qualified engineers.

Graduate student Alexander Richter’s research has received top honors.

We also give those engineers every opportunity to succeed. Because the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is based on NC State’s award-winning Centennial Campus, we have access to dozens of government and industry partners as well as leading facilities, institutes and centers like the Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center. We help our graduate students to turn research proposals into solutions to real problems — like Ph.D. candidate Alexander Richter’s work on strengthening the global food supply, which earned him a prestigious Lemelson-MIT Student Prize.

Our field is one of the most varied and versatile in all of engineering. Nowhere lets you better explore its possibilities than NC State.

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Graduate Student Life

Explore your campus, your peers, your research program, the beautiful city of Raleigh, and a lot more!

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