The Application Process

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Campus Location
Admissions Welcome Center

(GPS Coordinates:
36.131378, -80.283661)

Mailing Address
Undergraduate Admissions
PO Box 7305
Winston-Salem, NC

Office Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday


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Dates and deadlines

All materials must be received by the Admissions office by the dates below.

November 15

Deadline for Early Decision applications. (Note: Early Decision applicants may apply any time after completion of their junior year.)

December 1

Deadline for the Presidential Scholarship for Distinguished Achievement.

Deadline for all merit-based scholarship consideration.

January 1

Deadline for Regular Decision applications.

Please include the following items if they pertain to your application:

January 1

Deadline for the William Louis Poteat Scholarship

February 15

Deadline to file the CSS PROFILE and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

As soon as available senior year

Send Mid-Year Report form [PDF]

Notifications of Acceptance:

Early Decision applicants
Notified on a rolling basis. Early Decision candidates are either accepted, deferred to the Regular Decision applicant pool, or are not accepted.

Regular Decision applicants
Notified by April 1. Regular decision applicants are either accepted, placed on the Wait List, or not accepted.

Transfer applicants
Applications for the fall semester will be reviewed beginning on April 1; applications for the spring semester will be reviewed beginning on November 1.