Fast Facts

Exploratory Studies students who entered in Fall 2020

686Fall 2017 Population 29University Honors & University Scholars
1261Average SAT Score 93%North Carolina Residents
27Average ACT Score 70%Live in the Exploratory Studies Village
4.19Average High School GPA (weighted) 47:53Male to Female Ratio
32%Students of Color 11International Students

Scholarships Awarded

$3000 Peyton Holmquist Scholarship awarded to two outstanding students in Exploratory Studies

What majors do our students go into?

Exploratory Studies students matriculate into every major at NC State.

Exploratory Studies Matriculation Trends by College

Top 10 Most Common Majors for Matriculation*

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communication
  3. Biological Sciences
  4. Psychology
  5. Accounting
  6. Sport Management
  7. Computer Science
  8. Nutrition
  9. Computer Science
  10. Parks, Recreation, & Tourism

*based on data from July 2021