We're very excited that you are interested in pursuing online education through UNC! Choose the appropriate action below to get started...
Apply to an Undergraduate Online Program
Undergraduate Application for all U.S. citizens and permanent residents. You will have a chance on the application to indicate that you are applying for a specialized online offering through Extended Studies.
Apply to a Graduate Online Program
Graduate school application for all U.S. citizens and permanent residents. You will be able to choose online as your "site" during the application.
All International Applicants for Programs
There are important additional steps and resources for your application process. You will apply through the International Admissions Office.
Enroll in Individual Courses
Currently Admitted UNC Students—Please see the Current Students Individual Courses page.
Taking Individual Courses if You are Not Currently Admitted to a UNC Program of Study—Please see the Future Students Individual Courses page.
Out-of-State Applicants Please Note:
Eligibility by State
UNC has secured approval from almost every state, as required by new federal regulations, so that students are eligible to apply to online programs at UNC. However we are unable to accept applications at this time for our online programs from students residing in a few select states because their requirements, particularly application fees, for such approval are prohibitive. Please verify your Eligibility by State before applying.
Note: All international students residing outside of the United States are eligible to apply to our online programs. Students attending online while residing outside of the United States do not need student visas for admission.