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Office of International Programs
One University Drive
Pembroke, NC 28372-1510

Phone: 910.775.4095

Location: International Programs
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Girl with GlobeThank you for considering participation in one of UNCP's great international programs. You are about to embark on a wonderful - and life-changing - adventure that will expand your horizons, enhance your knowledge, and give you the skills needed to succeed in today's international economy. You will also have a terrific time, make new life-long friends, and begin to develop an international network that will serve you well long into the future.


Ok, so where do you begin? First of all, remember that we are here for you. We understand that you will have lots of questions and that participating in international education can be intimidating at first. Most every member of the Center for International Programs staff has international experience, so we know what you are going through - we have "been there" too!


Collected here we have information that we hope will get you started easily and promptly. Just scroll down to the category that fits your needs, and continue from there. It's that easy!


If - after having utilized the resources available on our website - you need assistance or have questions, please be sure to contact us at or (+1) 910-775-4095.


Categories (Students only. Visiting Scholars, click here)


International Degree-Seeking Students
(Not CHEPD or other partner universities)

  • Incoming First-Year Students.
  • Transfer Students.
  • Graduate Students.

Once you have been accepted into UNCP, the Center for International Programs will be able to issue you the I-20 or DS-2019 that you will need so that you may apply for your student visa. Once accepted, you will also have full access to the full range of services that the International Programs office offers.


For undergraduate admissions information and instructions, visit the International Students page at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (Link opens in new window).


Graduate applicants: School of Graduate Studies (Link opens in new window).



Exchange and Short-Term (Transient) Students

Exchange and Short-Term students do not necessarily apply directly to UNCP.

  • Exchange students should consult their local advisors.
  • Short-term Study Abroad (non-degree-seeking students) should contact the UNCP Study Abroad office.

Not sure what to do? Email us at


Sino-American Cooperation on Higher Education and Professional Development (CHEPD)

The Center for International Programs extends a very special welcome to applicants and families at our many CCIEE universities in China. Our CHEPD numbers continue to grow each year, and we are looking forward to welcoming you soon to UNCP. For information about UNCP's participation in the program, and how to apply, plus much more (including information in Chinese), please visit our special CHEPD page.


Partner University Applicants

The Center for International Programs is particularly proud of the many mutually-beneficial partnerships that we have entered into with prestigious universities throughout the world. Applicants from partner universities are kindly requested to first contact their home campus' international office regarding applications and procedures.


English as a Second Language (ESL)

For information about the innovative, and highly-successful, ESL program offered at UNCP through International Programs' English Language Institute, please see our dedicated ESL pages.


Study Abroad

If you are a UNCP student or parent interested in obtaining information about the many exciting, affordable - and growing - Study Abroad opportunities (short-term, semester-long and year-long) offered year-round through the International Programs office, see our Study Abroad pages.


Questions? Need help?


Contact Center for International Programs:

  • Email:
  • Telephone: (+1) 910-775-4095.

Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013


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