NC State is located in Raleigh, the state capital and home to major arts, cultural, historic, government, and education institutions. The nearby Research Triangle Park is one of the world’s leading centers for business and government research, housing major corporations such as GlaxoSmithKline, Cisco Systems and IBM. NC State students and faculty interact with RTP companies and other nearby universities to create first-class academic, research and employment opportunities. The Triangle area has been recognized nationally as one of the best places to live, learn and do business. Plus, it is just a short two or three hour drive to the beach or the mountains.
To explore many of the amazing amenities that Raleigh has to offer, a great place to start would be the Visit Raleigh website here !