Undergraduate Admissions at UNC Pembroke

International Students

You are welcome here!

As one of the most diverse universities in the country, UNC Pembroke values and encourages intercultural appreciation and inclusion.

We encourage you to visit the office of Global Engagement to learn more about the services provided to our international students.


The first step in your journey to BraveNation is create a Bridge2Brave account. Once you create an account you can:

  • Register for campus tours and over events
  • Begin receiving information via email
  • Apply for admission
  • Track your application status

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How to Apply - First time college student

A complete application for admission includes:

  • Completed online application, Bridge2Brave Portal 
  • Nonrefundable $55 application fee
  • Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams
  • TOEFL (68), IELTS (6.0), Duolingo English Test (95) and/or SAT/ACT test scores.
    • UNCP's codes are: TOEFL: 5534, SAT: 5534 and ACT: 3138
    • Standardized test scores may be required for students applying for the fall 2022 semester, but a determination has not been made. Please check back frequently for updates.
  • Proof of financial support

How to Apply - Transfer Students coming from a college/university within the U.S.

A complete application for admission includes:

  • Completed UNCP application, Bridge2Brave Portal
  • Nonrefundable $55 application fee
  • Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams
  • Certified/Official English-language translation of transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended
    • Must include course-by-course evalucations
  • International Student Advisor's Report 
  • Transcripts from U.S. institutions
  • Proof of financial support

How to Apply - Transfer Students coming from a college/university outside the U.S.

A complete application for admission includes:

  • Completed UNCP application, Bridge2Brave Portal
  • Nonrefundable $55 application fee
  • Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams
  • Certified/Official English-language translation of transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended
    • Must include course-by-course evaluations
  • TOEFL (68), IELTS (6.0), or Duolingo English Test (95) scores.
    • UNCP's TOEFL code is 5534
  • Proof of financial support 

Dates & Deadlines

While UNCP offers rolling admission and we encourage you to apply early for priority consideration, please take note of the following deadlines:

Nomination deadlines:
Fall term: May 1
Spring term: November 1

Application Deadlines:
Fall term: June 1
Spring term: December 1


Please Note:

**Students who do not meet UNCP's minimum English language requirement can apply to the English Language Institute (ELI) and matriculate to academic classes upon successful completion of the program. The ELI at UNCP offers intensive English language instruction, pre-academic training and cultural orientation for international students preparing to pursue higher education in the United States.**

Please contact the Office of Global Engagement for more information. 
910.775.4095 or oge@uncp.edu