Pathway Program Dates

The NC State Pathway Program is open only to qualified conditionally admitted undergraduate students. Admission into the Pathway Program is offered on a rolling basis.

Application Timeline


  1. Apply for admission to an NC State undergraduate program
    1. NC State admission dates and deadlines
  2. Receive conditional admission to NC State University
    • If you have at least a TOEFL iBT 75 or an IELTS Academic 6.0 you are eligible for the NC State Pathway Program
  3. Meet the NC State Pathway Program application requirements
  4. Once the IEP has received your completed application (including the official math placement test score), you will be notified of your admission decision in 5-10 business days.

Note: Apply early, seats are limited. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Your application is not considered complete until you have taken the Math Placement Test.

Current IEP Students

  1. Attend the Pathway Program information session
  2. Take the NC State Math Placement Test.
    1. Receive a score required to place into Math 141
  3. Submit the Pathway Program application by the announced due date
    1. Spring 2023 Pathway applications are due 11/15/2022

Note: Current IEP students must pass their level in order to be accepted into the Pathway Program.

Semester Dates – Click here to see dates
IEP students talking with instructor Billy Haselton during class.

IEP Pathway Classes

The core IEP Pathway classes follow the regular IEP semester dates.

Students participate in Dr. Andrew DiMeo's Biomedical Engineering Senior Design class in Engineering Building III on Centennial Campus. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Credit Class

The credit class (MA 141 or COM 110) follows the NC State academic calendar.