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Applications and Deadlines

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Undergraduate Applications

All Undergraduate Admissions application deadlines for Summer and Fall have passed. We are currently in the process of switching systems, so applications are currently unavailable for future terms. 

If you have questions about applying, please contact the office at 828.227.7317 to speak with a counselor about how to proceed.

Graduate Application

Graduate School Application

 

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

October 1: International freshman student application deadline for Spring Term.

November 1: Freshman student application deadline for Spring Term.

November 15: Freshman Early Action application deadline for Fall Term. Decisions will be mailed by December 15.

December 1: Freshman deposit deadline for tuition deposit ($150) and housing deposit ($150) 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.

January 1: Regular Action I Freshman application deadline for Fall Term.  Decisions will be mailed by February 1.

January 2: Final high school and college transcript deadline for Spring Term.

February 1: Priority consideration deadline for freshman merit-based scholarships.

February 1: International freshman student application deadline for Fall Term.

February 1: Final Freshman application deadline for Fall Term.

April 1: The Financial Aid Office begins mailing award notifications.

May 1: Freshman tuition deposit ($150) and housing deposit deadline ($150) for Summer Term and Fall Term.

July 15: Final high school and college transcript deadline.

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

November 1: International transfer student application deadline for Spring Term.

November 1: Transfer student application deadline for Spring Term.

December 1: Transfer deposit deadline for tuition deposit ($150) and housing deposit ($150 if applicable) 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.

January 2: Final high school (if applicable) and college transcript deadline for Spring Term.

February 1: Priority consideration deadline for freshman merit-based scholarships.

April 1: The Financial Aid Office begins mailing award notifications.

April 1: International transfer student application deadline for Fall Term.

April 1: Transfer student Summer Term and Fall Term application deadline.

May 1: Transfer tuition deposit ($150) and housing deposit ($150 if applicable) for Summer Term.

June 1: Transfer tuition deposit ($150) and housing deposit ($150 if applicable) for Fall Term.

July 15: Final high school (if applicable) and college transcript deadline.

Western Carolina University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
110 H.F. Robinson
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Phone: (828) 227.7317
Toll Free: (877) 928.4968
Fax: (828) 227.7319
Email: admiss@email.wcu.edu

Office Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

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