Freshmen Applicants: The application remains open and admission is based on a space-available basis. Essays and/or other supporting documents may be sent by email to Please include identifying information like name and date of birth.


Transfer Applicants: The application for Fall 2021 semester is open. See below for deadline information.



  • 3 ways to apply: You can apply to UNC Charlotte by logging in above for the Future 49er application, through the Common App (First Year Students only), or using the CFNC Application. You only need to apply through one of these application options and there is no preference in the admissions process for choosing one application over another. 
  • You only need to apply through one of these application options.


  • Notice to Common App applicants: Please allow 3-5 business days for your application and documents sent through the Common App to show in your Future 49er Portal. Please do not submit a new application in Future 49er Web.

  • All applications and documents are time-stamped with your actual submission date and time. Even if you don’t see your application or documents in your portal by Nov 1, we will note when they were originally submitted via the Common App and process your application accordingly. Transcripts and other supplemental documents received by Nov 15 will be accepted to complete applications submitted by Nov 1.


  • Deadlines posted are application deadlines. All required transcripts and supplementals must be submitted within two weeks after the deadline.

  • Deadlines that fall on a weekend will automatically be moved to the following Monday at 11:59PM.


Freshman Early Action Deadline: Nov. 1
Freshman Regular Decision Deadline: Feb. 3
Freshman Applications rec'd after Feb. 3: Reviewed on rolling basis
Transfer Spring Application Deadline: Nov. 15
Transfer Summer I Application Deadline: May 1
Transfer Summer II Application Deadline: June 1

Transfer Fall Application Deadline: July 1