Centennial Campus

Hunt Library on Centennial Campus

Centennial Campus: a National Model for University Research Parks

Centennial Campus leads as a model for government, business and university partnerships and mixed-use environments. It covers 1,227 acres and is comprised of two campuses: the 1,013-acre Centennial Campus and the 214-acre Centennial Biomedical Campus.

More than 75 NC State University research centers, academic units and laboratories populate the Centennial Campus, including:

More than 2,300 employees of over 60 corporate, governmental and non-profit organizations work alongside NC State University faculty, staff, post-docs and students on Centennial Campus. Major corporate and governmental partners include:

  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Red Hat
  • Ming Yang Wing Power
  • National Weather Service (NOAA)
  • US Department of Agriculture

Centennial Campus supports facilities unique to the United States, including:

  • The only National Science Foundation-funded smart grid research center
  • One of the top digital games research centers
  • The only next-generation wireless test bed systems
  • The only research park with an aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscope

For more information, visit NC State's Centennial Campus.