Fast Facts


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 in student staff leadership development and opportunities during the 2015-2016 academic year.
  • 331 Resident Advisors (RA), Community Assistant Coordinators (CAC), Administrative Coordinators (AC) and Resident Mentors (RM)
  • 241 hourly student workers, including Community Assistants (CA) at our 24-hour service desks, Housing Ambassadors, facilities and marketing Interns
  • 20 Graduate Assistants and Resident Directors (RD)
  • 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
  • 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 internet connections.


  • 15 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.
  • 44 percent of new freshmen participate in a Village each year.
  • Our on-campus community of more than 9,200 residents is
    • 55 percent freshmen
    • 23 percent sophomores
    • 12 percent juniors
    • 10 percent seniors
    • 5 percent transfer and other students
    • 4 percent graduates