NC State University
North Carolina State University is an educational institution that offers graduate and undergraduate programs. The university offers academic qualifications in engineering, agriculture, life sciences, textiles and design, natural resources, and management through 106 bachelor's degrees, 104 master's degrees, 61 doctoral degrees, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The University of North Carolina's 17 campuses extend from the state's mountains to the coast. More than 220,000 students are enrolled at 16 universities and the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the country's first public residential high school for gifted students. North Carolina State University is one of the eight universities with a presence at the North Carolina Research Campus, where it operates a research and education organization devoted to food crops. In March 2008, the university also launched the University Sustainability Office in order to address environmental concerns on campus. North Carolina State University was founded on March 7, 1987.