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Undergraduate Admissions

Aug 11, 2022

Admission Updates for 2023 Applicants

To maintain our commitment to access for all students and continue to cultivate a diverse and inclusive community at NC State, we’ve made a few updates to our application process. 

NC State Bell Tower

Mar 16, 2022

Information for Applicants on the Waitlist

Due to the large number of competitive applicants, we are unable to admit all qualified students for our fall class. We will contact students by June 15 if we are able to offer them admission. Learn more about what it means to be on the waitlist. 

Students collaborate in Hunt Library

Jan 28, 2022

Pack ASSIST: A Student Scholarship Interactive Search Tool

NC State offers a one-stop shop for students to apply for university scholarships. Students who would like to be considered for general scholarship opportunities must submit an application through Pack ASSIST. 

On my way to NC State

Sep 9, 2021

Transfer Visit Requests

We're excited to offer a variety of virtual visit options to best accommodate you and your students. 

Court of Carolina

Jan 20, 2021

Information for 2021 Early Action Decision Release

We greatly appreciate all your work in helping students navigate the application process. Now that decisions have been released, we wanted to share the decisions your students will receive. Early Action applicants will receive one of three decisions. Admit– Students are admitted directly into a specific academic program. Students must confirm their enrollment by May… 

Student by Talley

Nov 5, 2020

Virtual Sessions for Students

Pack on the Prowl We are excited to continue connecting with you and your students. If you are interested in NC State hosting a virtual session for your high school or participating in a virtual college fair, please email us at Virtual Sessions We encourage your students to register for one of our live virtual… 

Wolf Statue

Nov 5, 2020

NEW! Early Action Decision Release – Virtual Session for Counselors

To assist counselors in discussing our Early Action decisions with students, we are offering Quick Chat Sessions for Early Action Decisions in January 2021. During these sessions, we will provide updates to application decision data and how to advise students who are admitted, deferred to Regular Decision, or denied.  Interested in learning more about NC State?… 

Student studying

Nov 5, 2020

Submit the FAFSA

The FAFSA for the 2021-22 academic year opened on October 1. Students and their families should use their 2019 tax information to complete the FAFSA. The priority deadline to submit the FAFSA to NC State is March 1, 2021. However, we encourage students to apply as soon as possibly as grant funding is awarded on a… 


Nov 5, 2020

Submit Additional Materials by November 15

The deadline to submit additional application materials for Early Action review is November 15. Transcripts should be submitted by the student’s school counselor through The Common Application or the Coalition Application. We will only accept official transcripts – transcripts still in unopened envelopes that were sealed by the issuing institution or sent electronically via a… 

Students on Laptops

Sep 1, 2020

Transfer Application Process Tips

Competitive transfer applicants should have at least 30 transferable college credit hours completed, or in progress, including specific coursework and a competitive GPA for the major they are applying for. Meeting the recommendations does not guarantee admission, but sets a student up to be considered a competitive applicant in the review process. Students can review…