How to Apply

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IPS is glad to know that you are interested in becoming a member of the WCU community. IPS is here to guide you through the application process, to answer your questions, and to introduce you to Western North Carolina. 

Prospective INTERNATIONAL or EXCHANGE Students:

*Note that UNCEP and ISEP exchanges will not complete this application, and potential Degree seeking Graduate Students will not complete this application

International Student Application (PDF)

International Student Transfer to WCU from another US institution (PDF)

Deadlines for Undergraduate Students

*Once ALL documents are received please allow six weeks for your application to be processed*

 Prospective Graduate International Students:

Graduate School Admissions

Current Programs

DEADLINES for Graduate Students

(Specifically those who need to change status to F-1 visa)

*Once ALL documents are received please allow four months for your application to be processed; Please remember if you are seeking a graduate assistantship the process could take longer*


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