Welcome! At NDSU we welcome all international student applicants and offer various types of admission for undergraduate international students. We have a rolling admission policy and evaluate documents as they are received. We encourage students to apply by June 1 for fall semester (August start) and November 1 for spring semester (January start). Please review the information below based on different applicant types. Contact us anytime throughout the application process with any questions you may have. You can also review some Frequently Asked Questions. We look forward to receiving your application!
Types of International Student Admission
If you’re looking to transfer to NDSU or you need to apply to programs that will help you gain English proficiency, see the requirements below.
Learn about the process for applying as an international student, including information on application materials and deadlines.
International Transfer Student
Understand the process and required materials for applying as an international transfer student.
Intensive English Language Program
Our IELP is designed to help students whose first language is not English achieve proficiency.
Find answers to the most common questions about applying as an international student.
Discover other resources that you might find helpful throughout your application and decision process.
International Student Services
We offer advising for prospective and enrolled international students, providing support with immigration requirements, employment, health and personal issues, and academic needs.
Intercultural Student Organizations
With more than 300 student organizations at NDSU, you will have many ways to connect and gain leadership experience. Approximately 20 of these organizations have a cultural focus.
Diversity at NDSU
We are fully dedicated to equal opportunity and affirmative action. See how we put our commitment into action.