International Graduate Admissions

Thank you for your interest in a graduate program at East Carolina University! Graduate education at ECU offers students the opportunity to earn a prestigious degree from a university rooted in excellence, where students focus on scholarship, leadership, service, and discovery. Read our International Student Viewbook to learn more. Admission to a graduate degree program at ECU is competitive, so make sure you submit application materials that accurately display your academic preparation, ability, and program fit. Early contact with your program of interest can be helpful in preparing your application. Contact information for each program, along with their application deadlines, can be found on the Find Your Program webpage.

Select your program of interest from the list below and ensure that you are submitting an application for both the correct program and the correct entry term. The $75 application fee is non-refundable, so it is important that you select the right program and entry term.

Make sure that you have read all the application submission instructions presented to you throughout your application process. Neglecting to turn in specific documents or missing application deadlines can result in delays that could make you ineligible for admission consideration. If you have questions about the application process, please reach out to the Graduate School at or (252) 328-6013.

We are pleased that you are applying to a graduate program at ECU and look forward to reviewing your application!

Please select from the list of degree options below to find your program of choice.

Important Tips

In order to apply, you must first select the program of your choice from one of the categories below.

After selecting the program and entry term of your choice, you will be directed to the Create Account/Login Page.

If you have already created an account and/or are applying to multiple programs, please use the same account. After selecting the program of choice, simply login with your credentials.

Please refrain from creating an account using any ECU associated emails. Please use a personal email account (ex. Gmail, Yahoo, AOL). Using any ECU associated email account, may prevent you from receiving important email communication from us.