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Graduate School
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions are divided into two parts. Select one of the buttons below based on your student status of Prospective, New or Current.

Prospective Students & Applicants  New & Current Students

 

Prospective Students & Applicants

There are known compatibility issues when using Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Especially Internet Explorer 11. It is preferred that you create an account and fill out the online application using Mozilla Firefox.

Go to the Find Your Program page. Use the filters to narrow down lists of graduate degrees and programs offered that you may be interested in. Each listing is a link to more information about that program.
Go to the Find Your Program page. Use the filters to find your program of interest. This will take you to a program table which will include all application deadlines for that specific program.
Click on the Apply Now icon to the right on this page and create an account in GradApply. Mozilla Firefox is the best browser to use when creating an account and filling out the application. There are some known issues with Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. After you have created an account you will be able to submit an application, pay the application fee and submit your supplemental items. Please retain your username and password so that you can log back into the system to check the status of your application and the status of your supplemental items.

The dates below are the last day a non-degree application and payment are accepted. An application submitted without the application fee will not be processed.

Fall: August 15
Spring: December 20
1st and 11-week Summer: May 5
2nd Summer: June 15

The status of your application can be obtained online at the GradApply website. You must retain your created username and password to log back into the system. If you have a question about your incomplete application, contact the Graduate School by phone 252-328-6012 or email gradschool@ecu.edu. If your application status shows "Submitted, Under Review", you can contact the Director of the Graduate program for which you applied with any questions. Please allow 2 weeks of processing time before contacting the program director.
Contact the Graduate School via email (gradschool@ecu.edu) from the email account you used for your application. This helps us verify your identity.
In the Related Links box on the right side of this page, click on Financial Resources. Then, select Assistantships on the left-hand menu. 
This page has general information about Graduate Assistantships. Please contact your individual program director for further information.
In the Related Links box on the right side of this page, click on Financial Resources. Then, select Tuition Remissions on the left-hand menu.
This page has general information about In-State and Out-of-State Tuition Remissions. Please contact your individual program director for further information.