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Sources of Revenues (Operating and Nonoperating)

State appropriations 33%
Research contracts and grants 22%
Tuition and fees 20%
Sales and services 16%
Noncapital grants and gifts 5%
Federal appropriations 1%
Other 3%

Breakdown of Expenses (Operating and Nonoperating)

Instruction 30%
Research 19%
Institutional/facilities support 12%
Auxiliary enterprises 11%
Public service 9%
Academic/student support 8%
Depreciation 6%
Student financial aid 4%
Pension liability 1%

$1.48B in Operating Revenues

NC State is a great investment for North Carolina. We're working hard to keep it that way.

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