Applying to this Doctoral Educational Leadership Program


Get Started – Begins Each Fall Term

Application Deadline

Students who complete the application process (including the interview) by March 1 are given priority screening and have increased opportunities for financial assistance.

Initial review of completed applications will take place in March, and applications received after that date will be considered with a final review by May/June as needed. Contact the Program Coordinator for advising.

Application Process

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 UNC Graduate School page for this program:


On the application, choose the following program:

  • Educational Leadership Ed.D. (Extended Campus)