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Follow these steps to complete your application for admissions as a freshman. You should apply as a freshman student if you have graduated from secondary school (high school) and you have not enrolled in another college or university after graduating from secondary school.
Fall: February 15
Spring: October 15
Summer: April 1
Applications are accepted after the published priority date for each term, but for guaranteed consideration of admission please submit the application and associated materials by the priority date.
To ensure adequate time for consideration of your application and for consideration for funding, apply well in advance of your desired starting date. Nine months to a year is not too early to apply.
Please note that the scholarship application deadlines are earlier. For more information about applying for scholarships, visit the Scholarship website.
UTA considers your SAT scores and a better than average academic record to determine admission. Please refer to the chart below for minimum admission requirements. You may also review admission policies and legislative requirements in the University Catalog.
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Redesigned SAT I Test
Old SAT I Test
If you are an international student and were educated in the U.S., you must meet U.S. freshmen admission requirements regarding high school class rank and SAT I scores.
UTA calculates the old SAT I scores by combining the highest Critical Reading section score with the highest Math score. We calculate the redesigned SAT I score by combining the highest Evidence Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) sections score with the highest Math section score.
You will need to apply using the ApplyTexas online application.
Option One: Pay with a credit card on the ApplyTexas application.
Option Two (Preferred): Pay online through the UTA website with Mastercard, Visa, American Express or Discover.
UTA does not offer application fee waivers for international students.
Submit documents to the Office of Admissions by mail or in person.
The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service requires that you show proof that adequate resources are available to meet their first year of educational and living expenses, currently estimated at $40,229. A completed financial statement form must be completed and returned with the indicated documentation before an I-20 can be issued. Financial documents may be submitted online.
If you are already studying in the U.S. on an F-1 (student) visa, you must have established transfer eligibility before transfer is initiated by UTA by submitting a school transfer notification.