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North Carolina State University

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North Carolina State University was founded in 1887 as part of a public land grant created by the signing of the Morrill Act. With a mission to open the doors of higher education to all of North Carolina, NC State has grown from 72 students in 1889 to more than 34,000 students along with 8,000 facility and staff.

With NC State's growth has come wide recognition. The university is well-known for being a center for research and education, and is globally recognized for leadership in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Currently, the university offers over 100 majors, 400 student organizations, and competes in 23 intercollegiate varsity sports.

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The Closest Hotel to NC State's Main Campus

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Just three blocks away from campus, the DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh - Brownstone - University is the closest hotel to NC State. Enjoy quick access to the main campus, Carter-Finley Stadium, and the PNC Arena, courtesy of NC State's Wolfline, conveniently located just two blocks away.

If you are planning your visit to NC State for Family Weekend, Homecoming or a fall sporting event, look no further than the DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh - Brownstone - University for great rates and an ideal location!

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Whether you're a parent, student, or alumni, we welcome all NC State visitors! Stay with us while you attend Homecoming, Family Weekend, or a fall football game. Enjoy our hotel amenities and our close proximity to campus. With a special rate just for you, our hotel is the perfect place to stay during your trip to Raleigh, North Carolina!

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NC State University Athletics

North Carolina State University Wolfpack

From eight NCAA national championships to its rivalry with the University of North Carolina, NC State's athletics program is a vital part of its community. The university competes in 23 intercollegiate varsity sports and is known as - the NC State Wolfpack.

The NC State Wolfpack football team competes in NCAA's Football Bowl Subdivision and the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference. With seven conference championships, 25 bowl games and 13 bowl wins - NC State's Wolfpack continues to be one of university's' most distinguished athletic programs.

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Tour NC State University

Prospective students are encouraged to schedule a campus visit at NC State which includes both an information session and a tour of the main campus. Weekday visits are highly recommended when classes are in session; however, select Saturday visits are offered throughout the fall and spring terms. Use wolfPAW to explore campus, connect with current students and faculty and decide if you're ready to be "red and white for life" by scheduling your campus visit today.

Academic Program Visitation

Both prospective and admitted students are invited to participate in specific academic program information sessions during their visit. These visits provide a personalized and in-depth look at NC State's colleges and undergraduate majors. Programs offering extended visitation and their current schedules can be found here.

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