Fast Facts

Exploratory Studies students who entered in Fall 2017

651 Fall 2017 Population 28 University Honors & University Scholars
1168 Average SAT Score 94% North Carolina Residents
27 Average ACT Score 86% Live in the Exploratory Studies Village
4.416 Average High School GPA (unweighted) 55:45 Male to Female Ratio

Exploratory Studies Scholarships

$1500 Peyton Holmquist Scholarship awarded annually to an outstanding Resident Mentor

What majors do our students go into?

Exploratory Studies students matriculate into every major at NC State.

Graph of Exploratory Studies students and majors

Top 10 Most Common Majors for Matriculation*

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communication
  3. Biological Sciences
  4. Civil Engineering
  5. Psychology
  6. Nutrition
  7. Computer Science
  8. Fashion and Textile Management
  9. Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management
  10. Textile Technology

*based on data from 2013-2017