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International Non-Traditional

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International non-traditional students have graduated from high school or earned a GED seven or more years prior to the term of admission and have not previously enrolled in a regionally accredited college or university.

Ready for your next adventure? We hope to join you along the way. Read on to learn how to start you journey at the U!

Your Future Begins with U

Review Admissions Standards and Deadlines

The University of Utah accepts undergraduate applications for the spring semester, summer term and fall semester.

To ensure enough time to secure a visa, international applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

The University of Utah academic calendar is divided into three semesters.

Deadlines and applications for the next year are made available in August of the current year.

Applications submitted after these deadlines will be considered on a space-available basis.

  • Spring applications due Jan 1
  • Full Summer applications due May 1
  • Second Summer applications due June 1
  • Fall applications due Aug 1

Review Undergraduate Admissions Standards

See I-20 Deadlines


International Students must meet application deadlines and I-20 document deadlines.

Submit Your Application

Apply for admission by completing and submitting the Homegrown Application.

  • Once you’ve started your application, you can save and continue at any time until submitted.
  • After submission, changes cannot be made.

Application fees

International students have a non-refundable application fee of $65.

  • Students who will study at the U on a visa are not eligible for need-based fee waivers.
  • Applications are not complete until the application fee has been paid.
  • Fees must be paid online.

F1 visa applicants who currently live outside the US

If you are pursuing an F-1 student visa, the following criteria must be met in order for the university to issue an initial I-20 Certificate of Eligibility:

  • An admissions decision has been reached
  • All immigration documents have been received and verified

For any admissions timeline-related questions, please contact our office.

The immigration document deadlines for students living outside the United States are as follows:

  • Spring: November 1
  • Summer: April 1
  • Fall: June 1


Before submitting your application please be aware of the application deadlines and I-20 document deadlines.

Submit Required Documents

Transcripts (mark sheets, school records, grades) for secondary school (9-12) are required.

  • If transcripts are only in the native language, please provide an Official English translation.
  • We require official transcripts, however we will accept unofficial copies of transcripts for any schools outside of the U.S. to complete your application.
  • Please note that if you are admitted, we will require official copies of your transcripts.
  • Unofficial transcripts can be sent to us directly at

Before starting classes at the University of Utah, you must submit an official copy of your secondary school transcript and proof of graduation directly to the Office of Admissions.

  • If you have taken the U.S GED or HiSET exam in lieu of a high school diploma, please have your official U.S GED or HiSET scores sent directly from the GED or HiSET website.
  • We do not accept non-U.S. GEDs.

Official printed transcripts can be dropped off in a closed envelope sealed with adhesive at the International Admissions service window in the Student Services Building (SSB) or mailed to:

The University of Utah
International Admissions
201 South 1460 East, Room 250S
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 USA

Transcripts are considered official if your international school uses the following electronic transcript services :

When requesting your transcripts using any of these services, please use the email

View International Application Documents Info


Please do not send official international transcripts via email or fax as they will not be deemed official.

Submit Proof of English Proficiency

English language proficiency is imperative to your success at the University of Utah. See how you can demonstrate English proficiency.

Track Your Application

Your application will be evaluated once we receive:

  • Your completed application
  • The application fee
  • All required documentation

The status of your application can be tracked here.


Please allow 7-10 business days for the online tracker to reflect newly received materials.

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