Facts and Rankings

Our innovative approaches and programs have drawn recognition from the global academic community and our industry partners. We’re already known as a place that pairs rigorous data-driven thinking with creative problem-solving. And we’re just getting started.

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Essential Facts

  • Nearly 4,200 total students
  • Nearly 100 full-time faculty members engaged in purposeful research that generates knowledge and drives economic development
  • Bachelor’s degrees in accounting, business administration, economics
  • Master’s degrees in accounting, business administration, economics and management
  • Doctoral degree in economics
  • 15+ concentrations across academic programs, ranging from finance and supply chain management to entrepreneurship and marketing
  • Eight graduate certificates
  • Executive education through custom-designed solutions, workshops and open programs
  • 5 major initiatives fostering research, learning and corporate engagement: Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, Enterprise Risk Management Initiative, Business Sustainability Collaborative, Entrepreneurship Clinic, and Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization
  • Hundreds of mutually beneficial relationships with corporate partners

#7 among online MBA programs

The Princeton Review, 2020

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The Poole College of Management at NC State University actively engages with industry and academia to create an innovative and collaborative intellectual environment that fosters learning, scholarship and service. We focus on developing and supporting leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset and analytical problem solving capabilities to positively impact our data-rich, dynamic, global economy.

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#10 in Undergraduate Entrepreneurship

NC State ranked 10th in the country for undergraduate entrepreneurship and 21st in the country for graduate programs this year.

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