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Undergraduate First-Year Application
Undergraduate Transfer Application
Undergraduate Returning Application
Undergraduate Distance Application
(NOTE: Because all current Undergraduate Distance Learning program offerings require advanced standing and/or specialized credentials, the Distance Learning Application IS NOT designed for entering freshman seeking full-time enrollment).
International Undergraduate Application
Undergraduate Non-Degree Application
Graduate School Application
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.
January 1: Priority filing date to submit FAFSA.
January 1: Financial aid deadline to apply for federal loans and need-based grants.
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.
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 and housing deposit deadline for Fall Term.
June 1: Transfer student application deadline for Fall Term.