International Applicants

Welcome! At NDSU we welcome all international student applicants and offer various types of admission for undergraduate international students. We have a rolling admissions policy and evaluate documents as they are received. We encourage students to apply by June 1 for Fall semester (August start) and November 1 (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.

International First-Year

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.

Conditional Admission

If you meet all academic requirements, but don’t meet requirements for English proficiency, you may be eligible for conditional admission.

Learn more

International FAQ

Find answers to the most common questions about applying as an international student.

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Related Links

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.