How to Apply

Admission Dates

Summer 2019

July 15, 2018Application Opens
May 1, 2019Application Deadline

Fall 2019

June 1, 2018Application Opens
July 15, 2019Application Deadline

Spring 2020

Feb. 15, 2019Application Opens
Nov. 15, 2019Application Deadline


  • Late Application and Postponement Questions?

    Upcoming dates

    Term Application Opens Application Deadline Late Application Deadline Postponement Deadline
    Summer  2019 July 15, 2018 May 1, 2019 June 15, 2019 July 30, 2019
    Fall 2019 June 1, 2018 July 15, 2019 August 15, 2019 September 30, 2019

    Applying Late

    For students who miss the main application deadline, a one month extension is offered for a $25 late fee in addition to the application fee. No applications will be accepted after the late application deadline.

    Before applying late, be prepared to complete a number of tasks in a short period of time. Order all transcripts immediately to prevent Admission and Financial Aid delays.

    Postpone Admission

    Students unable to attend their first term may delay admission up to one year.

    Submit the Postponement Form before the postponement deadline or a new application is required.

Required Materials for a Complete Application

  • Application Fee
    Bachelor Degree (4-year) $50
    Associate Degree (2-year) $40
    Occupational Endorsements and Certificates $40
    Post-Baccalaureate certificate (4-year degree required) $50
    Graduate cert/degree (4-year degree required) $75

    Additional Fee for Late Undergraduate Applications $25

    UAA offers a fee waiver for students currently attending high school when the fee presents a financial hardship. Meet with your high school counselor and complete the Fee Waiver Request Form together.

  • Transcripts

    Your required transcripts will be listed on your portal home page after your submit your application. Log back in to the Application Portal to review your requirements and admission status.

    Submitting Transcripts:

    • Mail an Official Paper Transcript:

      UAA Office of Admissions
      3211 Providence Drive, UC 106
      Anchorage, AK 99508-4614

    • Secure Electronic Transcript:

      Transcripts can be sent directly from the issuing institution to UAA Admissions through a secure electronic transcript service. Direct the service to send transcripts to:

    International Transcripts

    Official non-US high school (excluding US military) or post-secondary transcripts must be submitted to World Education Services (WES). Do not submit foreign transcripts directly to UAA. WES will analyze international coursework/degrees and provide US equivalents to UAA.

    Detailed Information About Transcripts  


Admission Qualifications

  • Just Taking a Class?

    Just Taking a Class

    Non-degree seeking applicants can take most classes without being admitted to a degree program. Non-degree seeking students are not eligible for financial aid.


    Anyone can take classes at UAA. General interest students can gain access to course registration without applying to a degree program by submitting the free non-degree seeking application. There are no GPA or transcript requirements to be a non-degree seeking student.

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