Find Your Fit
Everyone needs the right environment to flourish. We’re here to help you find your fit. Whether you’re interested in working with wildlife, engineering everyday products from natural resources, shaping environmental policies, managing land or boosting tourism and recreation programs in local communities, a degree from the College of Natural Resources will help you pursue your passion.
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As one of the smaller colleges at NC State, the College of Natural Resources is a close-knit community. Our students enjoy reduced class sizes and direct access to faculty and staff support from application to graduation. As an intimate community in a large university, we’re proud to offer our students the best of both worlds.
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A First Year Experience Like No Other
Through our Environmental First Year Program, students passionate about addressing the grand challenges of the environment are exposed to the diversity of environmental majors at NC State and the careers they lead to.
Students in this innovative program explore some of the greatest challenges facing our world today such as sustainability, energy, watersheds, climate and environmental justice using an interdisciplinary, hands-on approach.
The Natural Resources Community
We want to meet you!
Come visit with our faculty, staff and current students. We host visitation days, virtual hangouts and personal visits.
All of our majors include hands-on learning, in-the-field training and access to industry experts, equipping you with practical skill to launch your career. Our students are some of the most sought-after for internships, co-ops, industry networking opportunities, and most importantly, jobs after graduation. Beyond your education, you’ll find a wealth of great opportunities to help you engage with your peers and grow both personally and professionally.