Applying to this Biological Sciences Program


Get Started – Begin Fall or Spring Term

Application Deadline

The online program accepts applications throughout the year, and you can begin the program at the start of any academic Fall or Spring semester.

The program has rolling admissions. Review of completed applications (including all supplemental materials) begins on the following dates:

  • Fall term applicants: March 1
  • Spring term applicants: October 1

If available spots are not filled with the initial review of applications, additional applications will be considered on a rolling basis until all spots are filled or the term begins. We will post here if all spots are filled for a particular start term.

Application Process

U.S. applicants (outside of Colorado) for online programs: please be sure to check your eligibility by state of residence.

Thank you for your interest in this UNC program! The application process and necessary forms are available on the department web pages:


On the application, choose the following program:

  • Biological Sciences: Non-Thesis (M.S.)