Application Process


Apply to our Graduate Program


A complete application consists of the following:

  • Completed online application form
  • One (1) official transcripts from each college/university attended (sent to the Graduate School, address listed below)
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation**
  • Official GRE scores (Institution code 5496)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (Institution code 5496) (International Applicants)* 

*For more information concerning the NCSU Graduate School's policy on English Proficiency Requirements and admission, please see Section 2.3.O. of the Graduate School Handbook)


All transcripts must be sent directly to:
The Graduate School
North Carolina State University
Campus Box 7102
Raleigh, NC 27695

**Please submit all documents/supporting materials including letters of recommendation electronically through the Graduate School Application System.

***Please do not send any documents to the department.***

  Fall Spring
US Citizens Jan 15 (AID)
June 25 (Admit Only)
August 1 (AID)
Nov. 25 (Admit Only)
Internationals Jan 15 ( AID)
March 1 (Admit Only)
June 1 ( AID)
July 15 (Admit Only)