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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

March is Women’s History Month

Meet our innovators and history makers that made history here at the Wilson College of Textiles.

Scan of black and white photo of seven women standing side by side for a group photo in front of an ivy-covered building.
Hey Wilson! Where’s your favorite place to study?

Textile engineer major Lucy Caraballo prefers to settle on the fourth floor of Hunt Library and enjoy the skyline and Lake Raleigh views it has to offer! 🌅

Lainey Volz, a fashion and textile design major with a concentration in fashion design, loves Cup A Joe with a yummy drink to keep her motivated while studying! ☕️
It’s all about networking and the #NCStateWilson career fair was the perfect place to do that!
If you’re thinking of going to the career fair you should take definitely take Jeff Sackaroff’s word for it and go! 

Don’t miss out on the opportunities at the #NCStateWilson career fair this Thursday!
With summer internships right around the corner, here’s a day in the life of an intern at Macy’s Headquarters!

Meredith Gaskill, a fashion and textile management - brand management and marketing student at the Wilson College of Textiles, completed a buying internship in NYC this past summer with Macy’s Inc. Busy days were packed with meetings, sales data and trips to visit vendors!

For a more detailed look at the life of a buying intern, head to the link in bio to see Meredith’s vlog on our YouTube channel!