HONORS ACADEMY DUAL CREDIT PROGRAM
at The University of Texas at Arlington

Mailing Address

Honors Academy
Box 19222
Arlington, TX 76019-0222

Main Office

600 S. West St
College Hall, Suite 108

Phone: 817-272-7215
Fax: 817-272-7217

Requirements for Admission

Availability

Students must be high school Juniors or Seniors.

Program Requirements

High School juniors or seniors can participate in the UT Arlington Dual Credit Program by demonstrating college readiness through one of the following:

  • Rank in the top 20% of your current class
  • PSAT score of at least 107(Critical reading + Math) or SAT I score of at least 1070 (Critical Reading + Math)
  • PLAN composite score of at least 23, or ACT composite score of at least 23
  • 3.5 unweighted grade point average (4.0 scale)

Additionally, students must satisfy the Texas Success Initiative requirement for college readiness (TSI) by achieving the minimum passing standards on the TSI Assessment Test, or equivalent.
Equivalent methods to satisfy the TSI requirement include:

  • Achieving an SAT I score of at least 1070 (Critical Reading + Math) with scores of at least 500 in both Math and Critical Reading; or
  • An ACT composite score of at least 23 with scores of at least 19 in both Math and English; or
  • TAKS scores of at least 2200 in both Math and English/language arts and a TAKS Essay score of at least 3; or
  • STAAR math score of at least 4000 for the Final Level II Score for Algebra II I exempts from the math requirement. STAAR English/language arts score of at least 2000 for the Final Level II Score for English III exempts from the reading and writing requirements.

Visit the UT Arlington TSI page for more information.

Cost

The cost is $50 per semester hour ($150 per three-hour course). Books and Parking are extra. Some courses have additional equipment and lab fees.

How To Apply

To apply for the Honors Academy, students must submit the following:

  • Online Apply Texas One Application
  • Application Fee: $50.00 ($60 after priority deadline)
  • Official high school transcript (including any necessary information for Admission)
  • UT Arlington Dual Credit Admissions Agreement
  • Course Selection form

Application Forms

Apply to UT Arlington with the Apply Texas One Application
Download the UT Arlington Dual Credit Agreement (in Adobe PDF)
Download the Honors Academy Course Selection form (in Adobe PDF)
Download the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader application

Mail your complete application materials to:

UT Arlington Honors Academy
Box 19222
Arlington, TX  76019-0222

Attend UT Arlington After High School Graduation

Honors Academy students planning to attend UT Arlington after high school graduation, students must submit the following information:

  • Completed Update Application
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores (official scores can be sent to UT Arlington from SAT or ACT)

Mail Update Application and official high school transcript to the address below:

UT Arlington Honors Academy
Box 19222
Arlington, TX 76019-0222

All update applications must be complete prior to February 15 for UT Arlington scholarship consideration.

Go to: http://wweb.uta.edu/aao/fao/content/scholarships/ for entering freshman scholarship information.

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College Hall, Suite 108 • 600 South West St • Arlington, TX 76019-0222
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