Dates & Deadlines
Dates & Deadlines

Western Carolina University will evaluate each undergraduate freshman and transfer application once your application and other required documents (official transcripts, scores, etc.) have been received by the Office of Admission. 

In addition, there are many important admission, financial aid, and scholarship dates to be aware of.  Here are some of them:


September 1: International student application deadline for Spring Term.
November 15: Freshman Early Action application deadline for Fall Term. Decisions will be mailed by December 15.
November 15: Transfer student application deadline for Spring Term.
February 1: Priority consideration deadline for freshman merit-based scholarships.
February 1: Regular Action I Freshman application deadline for Fall Term.  Decisions will be mailed by March 1.
March 1: Regular Action II Freshman application deadline for Fall Term. Decisions will be mailed by April 1.
March 15: Priority financial aid deadline to apply for federal loans and need-based grants.
April 1: Fall Freshmen Application Deadline
April 1: The Financial Aid Office begins mailing award notifications.
April 1: International student application deadline for Fall Term.
April 15: Freshman and Transfer student summer application deadline.
May 1: Freshman tuition deposit deadline for Fall Term.
June 1: Transfer student application deadline for Fall Term.

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