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Alumni participation matters!

NC State - 12.6%, Texas A&M - 22.2%, Georgia Tech - 25.9%, Virginia Tech - 11.9%
Alumni participation for our peer institutions (Ranking indicators details based on 2014 U.S. News & World Report data)

Q: Bob gives $25 to the College of Engineering.
Susie gives $2,500. Whose gift is more important?

A: Both gifts are equally important!

When it comes to national rankings, U.S. News & World Report considers a wide range of factors, including the alumni participation rate, or the percentage of alumni who make an annual gift to NC State. This means that your gift to the College of Engineering – no matter the amount – directly impacts our national ranking.

Want to see NC State move up the list? Make your annual gift to the College of Engineering today.

How to give:

  • Make your gift online at
  • Use the return envelope included in this magazine to pay by check or credit card
  • Make a gift over the phone by calling 919.515.7458

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