- Application Deadlines
- Fall: May 31
- Spring: Sep. 30
- Summer: Feb. 28
- All required supporting documents must be received no more than 30 days after the above deadlines have passed.
- Some graduate programs have earlier deadlines. Please check the graduate program website for application deadlines.
- The Intensive English Program has two additional deadlines:
- July 31 for the Fall 2 session (Oct.)
- Dec. 31 for the Spring 2 session (March)
- Application fee
- The $60 non-refundable application fee can be paid using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover card.
- You will pay the fee after you complete all of the application questions and submit the application
- Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates need to be submitted
in an envelope sealed by the issuing institution or local ministry of education, unless:
- You have completed more than 30 semester hours of college/university coursework
- You have taken external examinations to complete your secondary education (e.g. GCSE, A Levels, GCE, etc.) – please request the official results to be mailed directly to us by the external examining body
- U.S. high school transcripts need to be mailed to us directly from the high school.
- Official transcripts, mark sheets, graduation certificates and degree certificates
from all colleges/universities attended need to be submitted in an envelope sealed
by the issuing institution or local ministry of education.
- Official transcripts from U.S. colleges/universities need to be sent to us directly from the institution’s Registrar’s office. Parchment and eScrip-Safe transcripts from U.S. institutions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- All documents issued in a foreign language must be accompanied by a certified literal and complete English translation.
- All documents submitted to us become the property of the Graduate School and International Admissions and will not be returned to the applicant.
- Official documents should be mailed to:
University of Northern Colorado
501 20th Street
Campus Box 135
Greeley, CO 80639
- Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates need to be submitted in an envelope sealed by the issuing institution or local ministry of education, unless:
- GPA Requirements
- Transcripts from previously attended institutions are evaluated by the International Admissions team and a US grade point average equivalent on a 4.0 scale is calculated.
- Undergraduate applicants are expected to meet a 2.5 GPA equivalent
- Graduate applicants are expected to meet a 3.0 GPA equivalent
- English proficiency scores
- International applicants must prove acceptable English language proficiency before being granted regular admission.
- UNC's Minimum Scores:
- TOEFL iBT: 70
UNC IEP: Level 6
- TOEFL iBT: 70
- TOEFL iBT: 80
UNC IEP: Level 7
- TOEFL iBT: 80
- Citizens of, and applicants who have recently studied in, certain English-speaking countries may qualify for the English proficiency score waiver. If you fall under at least one of the categories outlined on the English proficiency score waiver request form, please submit it to email@example.com.
- Students without English proficiency scores who are interested in applying for provisional admission may contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further directions.
- UNC’s institutional code for TOEFL is 4074.
- Some graduate programs may have higher English proficiency score requirements.
- Applicants need to provide proof of funding for one year of study at UNC. For the academic year 2016/2017 the amounts are $28,200 for IEP applicants, $35,400 for undergraduate applicants, $36,300 for graduate (Master’s) applicants, and $38,800 for graduate (Doctoral) applicants.
- Financial documents must be dated within the last six (6) months.
- Acceptable forms of financial documents include checking and/or savings accounts bank statements or certification on bank’s letterhead, financial guarantee from your government, scholarship/assistantship award letters and loan confirmation letters.
- An affidavit of support needs to accompany bank statements that are not issued in the student’s name.
- Scholarship award letters must indicate the initial term (semester) of attendance and be valid for one year.
- If you will have dependents (spouse and/or children) coming to the US with you, please show funds for them also: $6,000 for the first dependent, $5,000 for each additional dependent.
- You will upload your financial documents after you have completed the online application.
- Please provide a clear, high resolution photocopy of the bio-page (photo-page) of your passport
- If you are currently in the US please include a copy of your visa
- If you are planning to bring your dependents (spouse and/or children) to the US, please submit photocopies of their passports and proof of relationship (marriage certificate, birth certificates for children).
Supplemental materials (graduate applicants)
Some graduate programs require supplemental application materials. Be sure to check with your program to find out if any additional materials are needed (i.e. GRE scores, Statement of Purpose, Supplemental Data Form, Audition, Interview, etc.)
- Official GRE Test Scores
All applicants to Doctoral programs must provide official GRE test scores. Minimum recommended scores for admission to the Graduate School are:
- Verbal: 146
- Quantitative 140
- Total: 297
- Writing: 3.5
Please note: If you do not meet the minimum GRE score requirements you may still be eligible for admission. The only way to find out is to apply.
- Letters of Recommendation
All doctoral programs and some master’s, certificate and licensure programs require letters of recommendation. The online application system will help you initiate a request to be sent to your recommenders.