University Admission Appeals Committee
Submit your complete Admission Appeal Packet to:
NOTE: Students who have been academically suspended from another institution will not be considered for admission to NDSU until the suspension has been lifted by that institution or until one year has elapsed. Appeals received from students who are currently on suspension or have been suspended within the past year will NOT be reviewed by the Admission Appeals Committee.
There are three main admission appeals:
If you are a freshman or transfer applicant who believes there are extenuating circumstances, or if your academic credentials have significantly improved, you may consider appealing the University's admissions decision. When appealing an admission decision, you should provide appropriate supporting documentation.
To appeal, complete an Admissions Appeal Form and return it to the Office of Admissions along with a personal statement. Letters of support may also be submitted, but are optional. The personal statement should include information explaining why you should be considered for admission, as well as supplemental factor(s) for the basis for your request (ex. education and career goals). You may submit any other additional, relevant information for consideration not described above.
Factors that may assist in determining academic readiness under the Admissions Appeal provision may include, but are not limited to, the following: