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Eastern Carolina University Fayetteville State University NC A&T NC Central University UNC Asheville
UNC Pembroke School of the Arts UNC Wilmington Western Carolina University

Data ResearchECU

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.

FSU EducationFayetteville 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 LearningNC 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 MeetingNC 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 ClassroomUNC 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 Asheville ClassUNC 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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UNCG Office HoursUNC 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:

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  • 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 LectureUNC 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

Graduate Students:

  • Application deadline: Many programs have rolling admissions. For early consideration, application materials should be submitted at least six months prior to the projected enrollment date, or by the specific departmental deadline. Please check with your program of interest for specific departmental deadlines.
  • 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 BalletUNC 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

UNCW Water StudyUNC 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 Building PlansWestern 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.