student and faculty in the field

Hands-On & Future-Focused

We educate leaders who think and do at the intersection of natural and built environments to create solutions for a sustainable world.

Our award-winning teachers and researchers work alongside students to generate new knowledge and technology, leverage interdisciplinary partnerships, engage with industry and communities, and provide professional leadership for the future.

Undergraduate Programs
Graduate Programs

A Letter From the Dean

Dean Watzin

“The College of Natural Resources is proud of its history at NC State University, from our origins as a School of Forestry in 1929 to our position today as the go-to place for solutions to natural resource challenges.” Dean Mary Watzin

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Center for Geospatial Analytics


An interdisciplinary research and teaching center focused on data-driven spatial modeling and visualization for sustainable solutions to environmental and societal challenges.

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