All applicants must submit the online NC State University Graduate School Application Form. Application is made for a specific degree program and date of enrollment (see Admissions).
Applications for admission require the following:
- Non-refundable application processing fee of $75.00 (US) for U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents or $85.00 (US) for Non-Resident Aliens (Internationals);
One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities previously attended; (NOTE: Applicants currently attending, or who have previously attended NC State, are not required to provide an NC State transcript.)
Three recommendations from people who know the prospective student's academic record and potential for graduate study;
On-line North Carolina Residency Form if claiming NC residence for tuition purposes;
A list of courses in progress if enrolled as a Post-Baccalaureate Studies (PBS) student at NC State;
GRE or other standardized test scores, statements of purpose, portfolios or other work samples, depending on requirements of particular program; and
- TOEFL scores, where applicable.