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Welcome Class of 2017 Welcome, NCSSM Class of 2017

New residential students and their parents visit campus on April 18 to begin their journeys as Unicorns.

Robotics Team Wins For Robot, Character Robotics Team Wins For Robot, Character

Zebracorns, aka Team 900, snagged Gracious Professionalism award and regional win in Raleigh. Now they’re on to world championship.

Lean In, Women In Science Here April 17

As part of NC Science Festival, six female scientists will discuss their work/life choices; photo exhibit of NC women scientists opens.

Showcasing Students’ Explorations, Inquiries

The 30th Annual Research Symposium on April 15 celebrates student work across all of the disciplines.

Instructor Noreen Naiman honored for teaching, mentorship, and hands­on, real­world approach to science. Naiman Wins UNC Teaching Excellence Award

Instructor Noreen Naiman honored for teaching, mentorship, and hands-­on, real­-world approach to science.

Focus on Students

Focus on Students

We focus on providing students a world-class education that allows them to design their own future.

Commitment to Community

Commitment to Community 

We give back to our communities through service, philanthropy, volunteerism and outreach.

Resolve to Solve

Resolve to Solve

We are problem solvers who aim to build a brighter future and turn potential into opportunities.


  • Discover NCSSM

    Imagine a place where curious minds are encouraged to think bigger, to engage in new ideas and collaborate with others. At NCSSM, students find a community that allows them to embrace their passions and be who they are. Learn more about what makes NCSSM unique.

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    There are many ways to design your future at NCSSM. Whether you live on campus, participate in online courses from your hometown or attend a summer program, NCSSM has a number of exciting, high-level learning opportunities. Learn which program is right for you!