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Military Undergraduate Admission:
Active-Duty & Veterans

Any active duty or military veteran who has served at least two years is eligible to apply using the Military Admission process outlined below.

Admission Process & Requirements

  1. Apply as a transfer student online using SeaLevel by the published application deadlines. Complete and submit the application, essay and application fee.

    (The application fee will be waived for all active-duty military applicants. When completing the payment portion of the application please select "pay by check" and select “submit”. Follow up with an e-mail to: militaryadmissions@uncw.edu with your name, date of birth and request for the active duty fee waiver.)

  2. Application Deadlines:
    Fall - March 1
    All application materials (i.e. official final high school transcripts, all official college or university transcripts, essay, and application fee) must be received by this date.

    Summer - March 1


    Spring - October 15
    Admission for the spring term is extremely limited.

  3. Request official high school and college transcripts (if applicable) be mailed to:
    UNCW Office of Admissions
    601 South College Road
    Wilmington, NC 28403-5904
    It is the applicant's responsibility to request that the registrar or administrative office for each institution they have attended sends an official transcript directly to the Office of Admissions.

    SAT and/or ACT scores are not required.

    If you are under the age of 24, you must have completed the state of North Carolina Board of Governors high school minimum course requirements (MCR) to be considered for admission. Click for more inforomation on MCR. If you do not meet these requirements please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions to discuss alternate options for admission.

  4. Request Military Transcripts be sent to the Office of Admissions. Transcripts can be requested online for all branches of the service:
    • Army, Coast Guard, Navy and Marine military transcripts can be requested through Joint Services Transcripts (JST).
    • To request expedited Air Force transcripts please email militaryadmissions@uncw.edu for additional information. You may also contact the Community College of the Air Force Registrar's Office at 334-649-5080.
  5. Questions regarding the admission process may be directed to Amanda Parkstone at 910.962.2550.

Military Degree Completion Program Candidates

There are several degree completion programs offered through the various branches of the armed services. They include, but are not limited to:

If you are applying to participate in any of these programs and have specific deadlines for submission of a letter of acceptance, transfer credit evaluation, and/or program of study from UNCW:

1. Email Military Admissions approximately six to eight weeks prior to the military program deadline to discuss program details and UNCW procedures.

2. Submit your application and all required supporting documents (essay, high school transcript, military transcript, college transcripts, etc.) to UNCW at least four to six weeks prior to the military program deadline.


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