Admission Requirements

Our Admission Requirements for First-Year Students vary depending on the student's area of study. See all of our Areas of Study for the admission requirements associated with each undergraduate degree program.

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Application Process

  • Submit an application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
    • The fee is not refundable.
  • Have your ACT or SAT scores sent to us by the testing agency
    • Our institution code is 1356 for the ACT; 6681 for the SAT.

Application Deadlines

Deadlines vary depending on when you plan to enroll. Deadlines also vary for students applying to Nursing.

  • May 1—for Summer Session or Fall Semester
  • December 5—for Spring Semester

After you Apply

When we receive your application, we will send you a Hawk ID and password to track the status of your application through Your Admissions Profile in MyUI.

  • We make Admission Decision on a rolling basis beginning August 17.
  • Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid as soon after January 1 as possible, even if you are not sure you will qualify for aid.

Accepting our Offer of Admission

Pay our $250 acceptance fee as soon as possible; no later than May 1 for Summer Session and Fall Semester
(November 15 for Spring Semester).

  • The acceptance fee must be paid before you can make Orientation reservations through your Admissions Profile in MyUI.
  • The acceptance fee is refundable prior to May 1 for summer and fall applicants (prior to November 15 for spring applicants).
  • See our Gap Year Policy for domestic applicants wanting to delay first-year admission for one year

Admitted Students

Your next steps will include applying for on-campus housing, applying for financial aid, and making a reservation to attend orientation, where you will register for classes.