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New NDS Students Application

We are so excited that you have decided to pursue NDS at NC State. No matter your goals, NDS at NC State can help you achieve them.

Questions about your application?

If you have never logged into the NDS Application portal, visit, and select ‘Create an account’ under ‘First-time users.’ Follow the prompts as necessary.

Physical Addresses and Email Addresses can be edited from the Application Status Page within your ApplyNDS account. If you have made other errors in your NDS application, please contact Be sure to include your full name and your application number.

Applications should be reviewed within five business days after applications and all necessary accompanying materials are received. If an application is submitted during peak volume periods, a decision may take longer to be processed. All decision notices are emailed to the address used to create your ApplyNDS account.

If you do not receive an email within five business days after submitting your completed application, please contact for assistance.

Previous NDS students must re-apply to the program if not consecutively enrolled for fall and spring semesters. For example, if you apply and are admitted for a fall term but do not enroll, you would need to re-apply for enrollment in the spring term.

Senior Auditor Application Fee Waiver

Senior Auditors (65+) are not required to pay
the $40 application fee.