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Raleigh campus

About the campus

Located at the heart of the Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University, the SKEMA Raleigh campus has more than 30,000 square feet (2,500 m2). This location is also home to NC State Colleges, such as engineering and textiles, the state-of-the-art James B. Hunt Jr. Library, and numerous innovative businesses and research laboratories.

Thanks to SKEMA’s partnership with the prestigious NC State University, interaction with American and international students is part of our students’ day-to-day lives. SKEMA students have access to all NC State facilities, events, and services, including athletic events, libraries, gymnasiums and wellness amenities, a health center, dining halls, 600+ student clubs, and more.


SKEMA's Raleigh campus offers a wide range of programs, including undergraduate programs (bachelor's), master's programs (Master in Management, MSc), and executive education (Global Executive MBA).

Learn more about the programmes offered on the Raleigh campus.

About the city

​SKEMA’s US campus is located in Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina, on the East Coast.

Known for its Southern hospitality, Raleigh is a vibrant city with outstanding arts and culture, a renowned culinary landscape, an amazing music scene, great athletic events, a pleasant climate, and an abundance of nature.

A top spot for young professionals and families, Raleigh is renowned for its quality of life and is nationally recognized as a city on the rise. It has been featured as America's best city by and the third best place for business and careers by Forbes, among many more accolades.

Raleigh has a population of about 476,000 people.

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Business ecosystem

Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill form the Triangle, a world-renowned hotspot known for the quality of its higher education system and home to the largest research park in the US, the Research Triangle Park (RTP). The RTP hosts over 375 organizations, including numerous high-tech companies and some of the top firms in the USA such as IBM, Lenovo, Cisco Systems, SAS Institute, and more.

Thanks to SKEMA’s proximity to the RTP, students are offered ample opportunity for involvement in vibrant business environments, including:

  • Close links with local networks and companies for teaching purposes, student projects, consulting projects, internships, and company visits.
  • Regular careers events: recruitment events, careers fairs, and meet-ups with managers from local companies.
  • Excellent opportunities to start working in the country: once graduated, the OPT (Optional Practical Training) allows students to work for up to one year after completion of their academic program.
  • More than 1000 SKEMA alumni already work in the USA.

Nearby places

Students can fly from Raleigh to discover many nearby American cities, such as:

  • New York City (1hr 30min) is the largest city in the United States, and home to the world's financial capital, Wall Street, embodying the power of the US economy.

  • Washington DC (1hr) is the capital of the United States, known for its impressive museums, memorials, and monuments.

  • Miami (2hrs) is a culturally diverse city, known worldwide for its long beaches of white sand, Art Deco architecture and taste for contemporary art.

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