How to Apply

Application process

Eligible applicants may apply to NCSSM’s Residential (Durham and/or Morganton), Online, or Summer Ventures program or all three, using one electronic application. There is no application fee or cost for tuition, meals, room/board, or textbooks for these three programs.

In order to complete the 2023-24 application process and be considered for the NCSSM Class of 2026, potential applicants must complete ALL of the requirements within the required time frames.

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

Important dates

NCSSM CFNC Application Closes:
Friday, January 5, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.

Transcripts, Evaluations, Updates to Extracurricular Activities
Due: Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.

Status Notification in Blackbaud:
Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.

Contact Admissions 

If you have questions regarding the admissions process, contact the Office of Admissions at