The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Requirements for Canadian Students

If you're applying as a first-year student, the following items are required:

- A completed application
- Counselor statement and transcript
- Teacher recommendation
- Test scores — SAT Reasoning Test and/or the ACT (including the writing section, which is offered with both exams)
- Essays — we require one long and one short essay
- A non-refundable $80 application fee

Please note: If you've taken any AP, IB, or SAT Subject Tests, you are welcome to provide these scores as well. Please note that certain exam scores are used to place enrolling students in the appropriate math, English, and foreign language courses. For detailed information on Minimum Course Requirements, pleaseclick here.

Procedure for Canadian Students

Apply Online
Complete and submit your application online through the Common Application or the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC). Both of these online applications provide a secure, convenient way for you to apply. If you prefer to submit a paper application, please review these instructions on the Common Application website.

Academic Year

Type of SystemSemester
Entrance DatesJanuary, September
Language of InstructionEnglish
Modified on May 29, 2013