Information for Alternate Applications

Undergraduate students pursuing a second bachelor’s degree, completing coursework for another academic institution or seeking a certificate.

Application Priority Dates

Fall: February 14
Spring: October 15
Summer: April 1

Applications are still accepted after the priority dates for each term, however for guaranteed consideration of admission, please submit the application and required documents by the priority date. 

Academic Programs

UTA offers more than 180 degree programs across nine colleges. With world-renowned faculty and resources, we help you carve out your path to becoming an innovator, thought-leader, and global citizen. 

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Requirements for Certificate, Visiting, Second Bachelor's Degree

Certificate, visiting (transient), or second bachelor’s degree-seeking students must complete the following steps for admission. Visiting students will be classified as non-degree seeking students and therefore, not eligible for Financial Aid through UTA.

2. Pay the Application Fee

If you did not submit your application fee through ApplyTexas, you can pay online.

Pay the Application Fee

3. Submitting Transcripts

Request an official transcript, official grade report, or letter from the registrar's office of your institution. Submitting transcripts significantly past the preferred deadline date may impede your eligibility to register for classes. Please review our Submitting Transcript Guidelines to ensure proper delivery of official documents to UTA.

Official Transcript Guidelines

4. Texas Success Initiative (TSI)

Texas Success Initiative (TSI) is a state law requiring all Texas public institutions to determine college readiness in reading, writing, and math for all degree-seeking undergraduate students. To enroll in courses at UTA, you must provide proof of TSI status or receive a 1-semester TSI exemption by supplying an official transcript from your institution showing enrollment in good standing for the most recent long semester.

Learn More About TSI

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Certificate Programs

Undergraduate Level Academic Certificates

Certificate programs can often be completed in 12 months or fewer and are available for non-degree seeking students at the undergraduate level.

Graduate Level Academic Certificates

Graduate level academic certificates are available through UTA's academic programs. 

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