Admissions Info For Member Universities

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dataECU

Undergraduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: 2017 application will open on September 15
  • English language requirements (one of the following):
    • TOEFL score of 80 or higher
    • IELTS score of 6.5 or higher
    • 450 or higher on the SAT I Critical Reading
    • 19 or higher on the combined English/Writing section of the ACT

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Graduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Fall – June 1, Spring – October 1
  • English language requirements (one of the following):
    • TOEFL score of 80 or higher
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 or higher
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of 65 or higher (with 60 on each section)

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Conditional Admission: Degree-seeking students who meet the university’s admission requirements with the exception of English language proficiency can be granted conditional admission to ECU.

Fayetteville State University

Undergraduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Fall – June 30 , Spring – December 1
  • English language requirement:
    • TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), or 79 (internet-based)

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Graduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Deadlines vary by department; visit https://catalog.uncfsu.edu/graduate/admissions/priority-deadlines.htm for more information.
  • International students: March 1
  • English language requirements (one of the following):
    • TOEFL score of 79 (internet-based)
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 or higher

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NC A&T State University

Undergraduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Fall – May 1, Spring – October 1

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Graduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Fall – February 1 (priority), May 15 (general); Spring – September 1 (priority), October 1 (general)

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English language requirements for both undergraduate and graduate students (one of the following):

    • TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 80 (internet-based)
    • IELTS score of 6.5 or higher
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of 53 or higher

NC Central University

Undergraduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Fall – April 1, Spring – September 1
  • English language requirements (one of the following):
    • TOEFL score of 500 (paper-based), or 61 (internet-based)
    • 450 or higher on the SAT I Critical Reading

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Graduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Fall – March 1, Spring – September 1
  • English language requirement:
    • TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), or 79 (internet-based)

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UNC Asheville

Undergraduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Spring – October 1, Fall – April 1
  • English language requirements:
    • TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), or 80 (internet-based) *The UNC Asheville code is 5013
    • IELTS score of 6.5 or higher

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Graduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Spring – December 1 of the previous year, Fall – July 1
  • English language requirements:
    • TOEFL score of 85 (internet-based)
    • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 or higher

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UNC Charlotte

Undergraduate Students:

  • Freshman application deadlines: Fall (August start) – November 1 for early action and February 1 for regular deadline
  • Transfer application deadlines: Spring (January start) – November 15, Fall (August start) – May 15, Summer (May start) – May 1, Summer II (July start) – May 15
  • English language requirements:
    • TOEFL score of 70 or higher on TOEFL IBT (internet based), or 523 or higher on PBT (paper based) *The UNC Charlotte code is 5105
    • IELTS score of 6.0 or higher

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Graduate Students:

General deadlines for the Colleges of Engineering and Computer Science are October 1 for the Spring (January start) semesters and March 1 for the Fall (August start) semesters.

All other academic program deadlines for admissions are considered on a space-available basis. Please refer to the academic department program website of interest for specific deadlines, and/or contact admissions personnel at gradcounselor@uncc.edu for assistance.

  • English language requirements:
    • TOEFL score of 83 or higher on TOEFL IBT (internet based), or 557 or higher on PBT (paper based) *The UNC Charlotte code is 5105; department code is not necessary
    • IELTS score of 6.5 or higher

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UNC Greensboro

Undergraduate Students:

Application deadlines for international undergraduate students:
Fall – July 1, Spring – December 1, Summer (conditional only) – April 1

English language requirements:

  • TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), or 79 (internet-based)
  • IELTS score of 6.5 or higher
  • SAT a minimum score of 400 on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing OR a score of 20 on both the Reading and Writing & Language sections of the History/Social Studies sub-subjects
  • College-transferable English course with “C” grade or higher (from an accredited U.S. college/university)
  • Successful completion of the INTERLINK Language Program at UNCG

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Graduate Students:

Application deadlines for international graduate students:

Graduate students should check their departmental deadline specific to their intended program of study, which supersedes the standard application deadline: Learn more…

  • English language requirements:
    • TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (internet-based)
    • IELTS score of 6.5 or higher

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  • Conditional Admission: UNCG offers conditional admission to academically qualified students; the university accepts successful completion of INTERLINK in place of the TOEFL.

UNC Pembroke

Undergraduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Spring – October 15, Fall – May 15
  • English language requirement:
    • TOEFL score of 520 (paper-based) or 68 (Internet-based)

NC Promise program for reduced tuition, beginning in Fall 2018:  Learn more…

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Graduate Students:

  • English language requirement:
    • TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 80 (Internet-based)

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  • Students who successfully complete the ELI are not required to provide TOEFL scores when applying to degree programs at UNCP.

UNC School of the Arts

Undergraduate Students: 

  • Application Deadlines:
    • School of Filmmaking: October 24, January 13
    • School of Music: December 1, January 13, March 10
    • School of Drama: December 1, January 16
    • School of Dance: *Priority application deadlines – October 24, January 15
    • School of Design and Production: September 30, October 24, January 13

*Contact a faculty member in your program of interest for specific information on international application requirements.

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Graduate Students:

  • Application Deadlines:*The Schools of Drama and Dance do not offer graduate admission.
    • School of Filmmaking: Graduate application deadline – February 3, 2017. Interviews considered upon application completion.
    • School of Design and Production: October 24, January 13
    • School of Music: December 1, January 13, March 10

*Contact a faculty member in your program of interest for specific information on international application requirements.

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English Language Requirements (for both undergraduate and graduate students):

  • TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer based), or 79 (Internet-based)
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 or higher

UNC Wilmington

Undergraduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Fall – April 1, Spring – October 1
  • English language requirements:
    • TOEFL (internet based) score of 71 or higher
    • IELTS score of 6.0 or higher
  • International Application Checklist: Learn more…

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  • Conditional Admission: Degree-seeking students who meet all of the university’s admission requirements except for English language proficiency can be granted conditional admission to UNCW.

Western Carolina University

Undergraduate Students:

  • Application deadlines: Spring – September 1, Fall – April 1
  • English language requirements:
    • TOEFL score of 68 or higher
    • IELTS score of 6.0 or higher
    • Conditional admission through WCU IEP (Intensive English Program)

NC Promise program for reduced tuition, beginning in Fall 2018: Learn more…

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Graduate Students:

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  • Conditional Admission: IEP students can apply for conditional admission to WCU’s undergraduate and graduate programs. After successfully completing the IEP, students enter their degree program without providing a TOEFL or IELTS score.