NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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Q: When are the application deadlines?


The application deadline for Fall Semester is August 1. The application deadline for Spring Semester is December 1. For more information on application information view our admission page. Generally, for online classes the application deadline is 8 weeks prior to the start of classes.


If you are applying for financial aid submit the FAFSA by April 15. NDSU suggests beginning on FAFSA in January to allow yourself time to set up your services.



Deadlines for the graduate applications vary by program. Go to our list of graduate programs to select your program and view the application information.