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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… 

Reynolds Coliseum

May 27, 2020

COVID-19 Response

We understand during this time there are many questions in regards to our process and changes moving forward. You can see a list of our COVID-19 FAQs for admitted students and future applicants here. We also encourage you to visit NC State’s homepage for campus updates on COVID-19 at If you have additional questions about… 

Wolf Plaza

May 27, 2020

Virtual Sessions for High School Counselors

All campus visits have been canceled through the end of August 2020. As of right now, we are not able to provide a specific date as to when visits will resume and are continuing to offer virtual visits during this time. Virtual Sessions for Counselors During this interactive one hour presentation, you’ll hear from Jon… 

Hunt Library

May 27, 2020

Virtual Sessions for Prospective Students

All campus visits have been canceled through the end of August 2020. As of right now, we are not able to provide a specific date as to when visits will resume and will continue to offer virtual options during this time. Virtual Information Sessions for Students An admissions officer will present a 30 minute live… 

Students studying in Hunt Library

May 27, 2020

Submitting Final Transcripts and Verified Test Scores

We look forward to welcoming the Class of 2024! Final Official Transcripts with Graduation Date For students enrolling at NC State in August, we require they submit official final transcripts with a graduation date by July 15. If schools have challenges submitting transcripts through a transcript delivery service or being mailed to our office, we will… 

May 27, 2020

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

NC State continues to work with county and state health officials to monitor and respond to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Due to its impact, NC State has implemented the following changes and accommodations to facilitate the admissions process and protect the health and safety of our students. Due to reduced University operations, the Office of Undergraduate… 

Talley Student Union

Mar 20, 2020

Virtual Sessions and Events

Admitted Students Virtual Sessions and Appointments We understand this time is very challenging for high school seniors making their college decisions. Our office will consistently offer virtual options for students to engage with departments, academic programs, current students, and view our new virtual tour! To stay up to date with virtual options available, we encourage… 

Student in Hunt Library

Mar 20, 2020

Next Steps for Waitlisted or Denied Students

Information for Waitlisted Applicants Due to the competition of our applicant pool, we unfortunately were not able to admit all the well-qualified students who applied. These students should indicate their interest in remaining on the waitlist through their wolfPAW account. At this time, we suggest students on the waitlist make plans to enroll at another… 

Admitted Sutdents

Mar 20, 2020

Fall 2020 Admit Stats

Congratulations to Your Admitted Students!   We encourage accepted students to begin completing the New Student Checklist, which serves as a step-by-step guide for everything that needs to be done from now until the first day of class. Students must confirm their enrollment by May 1 on their wolfPAW account. Of the 31,000 applications received…