What We Do
University Housing helps NC State students find their community—not just a place to live, but a network of people to learn and grow with. We offer a range of on-campus housing opportunities:
- 20 residence halls
- 16 Living and Learning Villages
- 4 apartment communities on campus
- 1 apartment community in Morehead City
To support student success, we also provide academic, career, and counseling resources.
Facts About University Housing
University Housing has a long history at NC State University. We’ve housed students through many eras and decades. From the late 1800s until now, students have lived on campus at NC State.
- $4.9 million invested each year in student staff leadership development and opportunities
- 331 resident advisors (RAs), community assistant coordinators (CACs), administrative coordinators (ACs) and resident mentors (RMs)
- 241 hourly student workers, including community assistants (CAs) at our student service desks, housing ambassadors, and facilities and marketing interns
- 20 graduate assistants and resident directors (RDs)
- More than 130 full-time staff
- One of the largest student employers on campus
- 20 residence halls with three different styles of living
- 10 traditional hall-style buildings
- 8 suite-style buildings
- 2 converted hotels (hotel-style buildings)
- 4 on-campus apartment communities
- Wolf Ridge Apartments
- Wolf Village Apartments
- Western Manor Apartments
- E.S. King Village Apartments
- 1 off-campus apartment community at Morehead City
- Residential facilities include seven computer labs with 127 workstations.
- We rank in the top 25 percent of national residence hall buildings for energy savings, which makes us eligible for Energy Star certification.
- All residence hall rooms, Wolf Village Apartments, Wolf Ridge Apartments, and E.S. King Village Apartments are equipped with sprinkler and state-of-the-art fire suppression systems and high-speed wireless internet connections.
- 16 Living and Learning Villages, with new programs in progress
- Students living on campus earn higher GPAs than students living off campus.
- Residents participated in more than 2,300 programs in our halls and on campus last year.
- We house 23 percent of transfer students each year.
- We house 6 percent of graduate students each year.
- 65 percent of new freshmen participate in a village each year.
- Our on-campus community of more than 9,000 residents is:
- 55 percent first-year students
- 23 percent sophomores
- 12 percent juniors
- 10 percent seniors
- 5 percent transfer and other students
- 4 percent graduate students