Applying to UA as a new freshman


Students applying to UA get several advantages, including:

  • no essay required
  • no teacher recommendation needed
  • automatic consideration for top UA scholarships
  • automatic consideration for admission into UA’s prestigious Honors College (no separate application required).

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Additional application types

  • You are a high school student, or graduated from high school or earned a GED less than 5 years ago, apply as a new freshman
  • You are taking, or have completed, classes at another college and want to complete your degree at UA. You may have already earned an associates and seek another, or a bachelor's, apply as a transfer student
  • It has been more than 5 years since you graduated from high school or earned a G.E.D., and you have never attended college, apply as an adult