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International Admission Process

Thank you for your interest in North Dakota State University! We are excited that you are considering us. To start the application process, please follow the steps below or browse the links in the left-side menu.
  1. Complete online application for admission.  You will need your NDSU Insider User Name and Password, or you can create a new account. 
  2. Wait to receive email from Office of Admission that your application was received.
  3. Complete International Undergraduate Application Supplement with additional requirements specific to international students.  For first time users, please choose the "I do not have login credentials to this site" option and create your international user profile with the same external email address you used to create your NDSU Insider account.

    > Select Fall or Spring Term and answer the Profile questions to create your customized supplement.

  4. If your English proficiency is below our examination requirements, complete the Intensive English Langauge Program (IELP) application as well.  You will then be considered for conditional admission (Bachelor+IELP).
  5. Wait 1-2 weeks after completion of online application and all application supplement requirements for admission decision. 
 Admission Deadlines* (for receipt of all application and supplement requirements):
 If OUTSIDE the U.S.                                If enrolled at a school INSIDE the U.S.
  • Fall (August start) - June 1                     • Fall (August start) - July 1
  • Spring (January start) - November 1      • Spring (January start) - December 1

 *The International Admissions Team will adjust deadlines if necessary.


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