Applying to this Biological Sciences Program
Get Started – Begin Fall or Spring Term
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.
Lauryn Benedict, PhD
U.S. applicants (outside of Colorado) for online programs: please be sure to check your eligibility by state of residence.
Apply for Free on April 1!
UNC is waiving the application fee on Saturday, April 1 (12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m Mountain Time). You can start your application any time, but you must submit it on that day to receive the waiver. Fee waiver code: UNCFREEAPPDAY
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 M.S. - Non-Thesis Concentration (Extended Campus)