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The World of Textiles Awaits

It's a multibillion-dollar global industry that's integrated into everything we do — and you could drive the field's next big advancements.

Leading the Way in Textiles Education

Textiles are all around us: from the playing field to the runway, shielding first responders from danger or even shoring up a human heart. At the Wilson College of Textiles, we teach you to apply textiles thinking to the grand challenges facing our world.

By the time you leave here, you’ll know there are thousands of ways to use what you’ve learned in a career that you’ll love. And because ours is the only college on this continent solely focused on textiles, our graduates are among the most sought-out anywhere.

The Partner of Choice

NC State was built to create prosperity. Since 1899, the Wilson College of Textiles has shared that mission. As the only college in North America dedicated to textiles, we’re the destination of choice for anyone who needs textiles expertise — including some of the biggest brands on the planet.

Student working on a loom
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🎥 #HeyWilson September edit: Take it from us!

Drop your advice for first-year students in the comments below and stay tuned for more student perspectives in this series this fall!
Career Spotlight 💡 | Katie Crumpton
💼 @cotton_works - supply chain marketing team
🎓 B.S. Textiles and Apparel Management '09

"In my eight years with Cotton Incorporated, I still find myself referencing concepts that I learned during my undergraduate years. It can be a yarn size conversion or the details of free trade agreements!"

Learn how Katie's Wilson College degree has helped her advance in her career and given her the opportunity to give back to Wilson at the 🔗 in bio.
✨ Summer internship highlight ✨
☀️ Alex Hutchens
💼 @macys Merchandise Planning Intern
📍 NYC
📚 Fashion and Textile Management (Concentration: Brand Management and Marketing)
📖 Junior

Visit the form linked in our bio to share your summer internship experiences with us!
🤔👖 Green jeans?... No, not THAT green!

These futuristic jeans aren't actually green. They're just more #sustainable thanks to findings of an #NCStateWilson research team. Learn how a new method of dyeing could help reduce the environmental 🌱 and financial 💰 footprint in production of traditional denim at the 🔗 in our bio!