We make it pretty easy for you! Follow these quick tabs below. If at any time during the application process you have questions or concerns, feel free to contact one of our admission counselors. We are here to help!

Welcome to Wesleyan… your academic and personal journey begins here!

NCWC operates on a rolling admissions calendar. By providing the information below, you will be informed within 10 business days of the status of your admissions file.

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Admission to Wesleyan is based on academic record, including courses taken, grades earned, and class standing, followed by SAT or ACT test scores.  Achievement in extracurricular activities, community participation, and a motivation to get involved and contribute to the Wesleyan campus community are also taken into consideration.

First Year Freshman Admissions Process

The best way to determine if NC Wesleyan is right for you is to VISIT. This will provide you with the opportunity to see how things look and feel firsthand, check out the social media atmosphere, meet faculty members, and connect with your admissions counselor and other key people who will help you along your journey.

Summer/Fall – May 1

Spring- December 1

Complete and submit your application for admission online by clicking here.  There is no fee to apply.

Once our office has received your application for admission, official high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores, you will receive an admissions decision within 7-10 business days.

Ask your guidance counselor to send your official transcript to:

The Office of Admissions
North Carolina Wesleyan University
3400 North Wesleyan Blvd.
Rocky Mount, NC  27804

The following information must be included: Grades for all courses completed for each year of secondary school, grading scale and corresponding grade point average, and first marking period grades from senior year, if available.

SAT/ACT WAIVED* for incoming freshmen!

*NOTE: If you have not yet taken the SAT/ACT, you may be eligible to have
your test scores waived. Contact admissions at  for more details.

Submit your SAT scores via College Board
Wesleyan’s school codes for SAT: 5501

Submit your ACT scores via, or through your high school guidance office.
Wesleyan’s school codes for ACT:  3135

The cost to attend and the financial assistance available are important variables to consider when making your decision. Complete your FAFSA: Be sure to include Wesleyan’s FAFSA school code of 002951.

  • 99% of NCWC students receive financial aid. Institutional aid is awarded based on academic performance and financial need.
  • Once you have been admitted to the college and your FAFSA has been received by our Office of Financial Aid, you will be sent a complete financial aid package.
  • Students will automatically be considered for merit scholarships at the time of acceptance.

Submit your enrollment deposit of $200 ($300 for Heritage recipients) to secure your scholarship and grant funds and to reserve your place in the incoming class.

Methods of Payment

  1. Call our Admissions Office at 252.985.5200 and pay by phone
  2. Payments may also be mailed to the NCWC Admissions Office
  3.  Submit deposit payment online

Deposits are nonrefundable after May 1.

Now you are ready to begin college life at NCWC! Simply register for an orientation session, submit your housing application (even if you plan to commute), needed health documents, and start packing! Once you make your enrollment deposit, you will receive a letter and email with all of the information, including a checklist, that you will need to arrive on campus prepared and excited for a great year!

Admission Checklist


Submit your FREE application, official high school transcript, and SAT/ACT test score(s). After all needed document are received, you will receive an admissions decision shortly afterwards. Already applied? Then move on to step 2.


Apply for federal financial aid. Complete your FAFSA at . Wesleyan’s FAFSA school code is 002951. Deadline to apply is January 1. Contact us if you need help.


Submit your enrollment deposit of $200 ($300 for Heritage recipients) to secure your scholarship, grant funds, and to reserve your place in the incoming class. Afterwards, you’ll receive housing and New Student Enrollment information.


Submit your housing application (even if you plan to commute), and start packing! Once you make your enrollment deposit, you will receive a letter with all of the information you need to arrive in August prepared and excited for a great year!


Take care of official business on campus.

  • Meet with Financial Aid
  • Visit the Business Office
  • Get student I.D.
  • Learn to navigate your online student account
  • Meet with advisors and register for classes
  • Learn more about our campus resources
  • Complete other important enrollment tasks

Detailed check-in instructions will be sent to your NCWC email. In the meantime, please email for more information regarding your orientation to Wesleyan.

***Enrollment deposit required to register.


A weekend event, beginning with campus move-in day for new students. NSE is a required orientation program that helps prepare you for your transition to college.