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Admissions Requirements

  • Two official* copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, including any non-degree studies (NDS) at NC State.
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on all undergraduate work for unconditional admission. We may provisionally accept other applicants given professional experience or other high quality application materials.
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons familiar with applicant’s work.
  • A 500-800 word professional statement describing professional goals and indicating which strand or emphasis area will be focused on.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for international applicants whose first language is not English.
  • Academic writing sample and statement of research interests (M.S. applicants only).

* Unofficial transcripts are accepted for application review purposes but we require official ones before an admitted student can begin graduate studies.

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