We are thrilled that you have decided to apply to North Carolina Wesleyan University! Our admissions team looks forward to working with you during your application process and will assist you each step of the way. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact admissions@ncwc.edu at any time or call 252.985.5200.

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North Carolina Wesleyan University provides a quality education to a number of demographics, please make sure you choose the correct application for the program that fits your lifestyle. If you do not work full-time and would like to attend a traditional day program surrounded with student activities where classes meet during the day, please fill out the Traditional Application. If you are 21+, work during the day, have family/social responsibilities and need to take classes in an accelerated format at night, please fill out the Adult & Professional Studies Application.



North Carolina Wesleyan University offers 33 majors, 31 minors and a number of career preparation options in a traditional university setting. Courses are offered primarily during the day on our beautiful 200 acre campus located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. To learn more about our traditional setting including academics, housing and student life click here.

Our traditional programs start in both the fall and spring terms on our Rocky Mount, campus.
The international application is for students who will require an F-1 student visa in order to attend. International students are only eligible for the traditional program that has start dates in fall and spring.

Traditional students eligible to readmit must complete a new traditional application for the year/semester of return.

Our traditional programs start in both the fall and spring terms on our Rocky Mount, campus.

Adult and Professional Studies

North Carolina Wesleyan University offers a number of degree programs for adults.  These degrees are tailored for the busy lives of working students.  To learn more about our Adult and Professional studies click here.

The Adult & Professional Studies program is for adult students looking to complete their bachelor’s degree while attending class at night in accelerated 5 week, 8 week, and online formats. This application is also used for students applying to the RN to BSN program.

Adult Studies students who have not been enrolled for 1 full year (Four, 8-week sessions) will need to complete a readmit application.  This application is used for all Adult Studies locations and majors.

Adult Studies students who are looking for a certificate in Executive Leadership, Human Resource Management, or Healthcare Administration. This application is not for degree seeking students.


North Carolina Wesleyan University currently offers two master programs:  Master in Criminal Justice and Master in Business Administration.

The Master's programs are designed for individuals looking to complete their graduate degree in an accelerated online format.

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