Nov. 16, 2022

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A fee, test score or essay is not required at NDSU for undergraduate applicants.

It’s never been easier to apply for admission to NDSU. No application fee, test scores or essay are required for the undergraduate application process.

First year, international and transfer students will need to complete the online application. Each of the three categories has its own application.

You can learn about specific admission criteria, supplemental materials and deadlines or fill out an application in the links below:

First year students

Deadline to apply for admission for fall is Aug. 1

Deadline to apply for admission for spring is Dec. 1

International students

Applications are evaluated as documents are received. However, we strongly encourage you to apply by June 1 for fall.

Transfer students

Priority admission deadlines are Nov. 1 (spring) and March 1 (fall). The final deadline to apply is Dec. 15 (spring) and Aug. 1 (fall).

Potential NDSU graduate students can apply and submit supplemental materials and application fee online.

Requirements for domestic and permanent residents or international graduate students also are available online.

More information about NDSU, the application process and what it’s like to be an NDSU student can be found on the Office of Admission website.

Email or call 1-800-488 NDSU or 701-231-8643 with questions.

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