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North Carolina State University

  • RMIT Students can apply to North Carolina State University for 2 Semesters.

    With more than 34,000 students and nearly 8,000 faculty and staff, North Carolina State University (NCSU) is a comprehensive university known for its leadership in education and research. NCSU is globally recognised in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.Many students and faculty from around the globe call Raleigh, North Carolina home. Approximately 2,200 international students are enrolled at NCSU, and international students and faculty represent over 100 countries.NCSU is within two hours of the Atlantic Ocean and within three hours of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The area offers numerous opportunities for hiking, camping, surfing, boating and various other recreational activities.

  • Raleigh, the state?s capital city, is consistently ranked as one of the nation?s best places to live and work.The city's founders called Raleigh the "City of Oaks" and dedicated themselves to maintaining the area's wooded tracts and grassy parks.Greater Raleigh boasts more than 4,300 acres of parkland offering recreational activities year-round. Walking, jogging and hiking trails connect many of the City of Raleigh's 150 parks.Raleigh also has an exceptionally diverse art scene. You can see a Broadway show, view original plays in theatres and parks and listen to the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra.

  • The Centennial campus is home to the immersive Hunt Library, dubbed ?the library of the future? by Time Magazine.


Main areas of study

The listed areas of study are not necessarily exhaustive and other fields of study might also be available at the partner institution. Moreover, names for fields of study may be different overseas.A discipline being listed does not in indicate the suitability of the program, nor does it indicate that the discipline is taught in English.Approval to study particular subjects at any institution is always at the discretion of the departmental/discipline and faculty advisors at RMIT University and subject to available places at the host institution.

Open to RMIT VE, Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.
Open to students from any compatible discipline
Suitable for Textile Design and/or Engineering students to find matching courses.

Language requirements

Programs are taught in English.

Additional information


Listed study areas

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace engineering and aviation
  • Animation
  • Applied science
  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology and biological sciences
  • Business administration and Law
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil engineering
  • Communication, journalism and media
  • Computer engineering
  • Computer science
  • Design innovation and technology
  • Economics, Finance and Marketing
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Environmental and sustainable engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Fashion and textiles
  • Food science and technology
  • Games and interactive media
  • Graphic and communication design
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial, furniture and product design
  • Information and security
  • International studies
  • Landscape architecture
  • Languages, translating and interpreting
  • Management
  • Mathematics, statistics and analytics
  • Mechanical and automotive engineering
  • Mechatronics and manufacturing systems engineering
  • Music and audiovisual
  • Nanotechnology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Public policy
  • Screen and media
  • Social work
  • Software engineering
  • Teacher education
  • Writing, Editing and Publishing

Full time load


US credits


US credits

3 US credit

RMIT credits



Global VillageExchange students are encouraged to live in Global Village (GV), which consists of two on-campus university residence halls where international students are paired with American roommates. GV is devoted to introducing international students to American culture, exposing American students to other cultures, and making the entire community aware of global issues through exciting academic and cultural programming as well as fun social activities. This popular housing option fills quickly, so placement is on a first-come, first-serve basis.Other Housing Options:On campus apartments, such as the Wolf Village and Wolf Ridge Apartments, are available.Students who are interested in off-campus options are responsible for finding their own housing.

Health insurance

RMIT Students are required to purchase additional Health Insurance, and will be required to pay upon arrival.

This is in addition to the Travel Insurance provided by RMIT University

Living cost

A number of external services provide comprehensive overviews of global living costs

More information


Exchange students need a J-1 visa to study in the US which requires an interview at the US Embassy.

Further information is available here.

Partner grading scale

Low demand


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