The Magical Journey of STEM Podcast

Podcast #1 – The Class of 2026 Application is open! Join us as we discuss important dates during the application process.

Podcast #2 – Join Kinesha and Tracy as they walk you through the steps of the application.

Podcast #3 – In this two-part podcast, we welcome a very special alum, Tony-nominated Mr. Lamar Richardson. (Part 1) (Part 2)

Class of 2026 Application Information

The application process for the Class of 2026 will open on Sunday, October 15, 2023, and close on Friday, January 5, 2024, at 11:59 PM.

Standardized Testing (SAT and/or ACT) Waived

For the Class of 2026, the UNC System Board of Governors extends the current waiver for standardized testing (SAT and/or ACT) for applicants applying for admissions to all UNC campuses, which include the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.

Meet Your Admissions Representative

Wondering who your Admissions Representative is? View the recording here to learn who you will work with throughout the 2023-24 NCSSM application process.

NCSSM Graduates Receive Guaranteed Admission and Waived Tuition to UNC System Universities

The UNC System Board of Governors approved a new policy guaranteeing residential program graduates admission to any UNC System institution — which includes 16 universities across North Carolina. Additionally, the state budget passed by the NC General Assembly and signed by the governor includes both a four-year tuition grant for NCSSM graduates to attend a UNC System institution and a provision for state payment of AP testing fees for NCSSM students. For more information, please view our FAQ document.