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Second Bachelor's

Earn a Second Degree at the U

Second bachelor’s students are those who have completed a bachelor’s degree from any regionally accredited college or university, including the University of Utah.

If you wish to pursue a second degree at the U, read on to learn about the admissions process.

Your Future Begins with U

Review Admissions Standards and Deadlines

Applicants are expected to have completed their previous degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.35 or higher.

The University of Utah uses a holistic review process to ensure all applicants have the opportunity to present a complete picture of their qualifications. Identifying each student’s capacity for academic success is essential to providing an extraordinary undergraduate experience.

Academic factors that are taken into consideration include:

  • Cumulative transferable GPA
  • Rigor of course selection
  • Grade trend and academic awards

Non-academic factors include:

  • Involvement in student organizations, athletics, or other extracurricular activities
  • Significant commitment to community engagement and volunteer work
  • Familial and financial responsibilities
  • Work experience
  • Extraordinary circumstances
  • Ability to contribute to and benefit from a culturally and intellectually diverse learning community

All applications are evaluated in the order in which they are received, and notification of admissions decisions are sent on a rolling basis.

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

  • Spring Applications due January 1
  • Summer (Full Term) Applications due May 1
  • Summer (Second Session) Applications due June 1
  • Fall Applications due August 1

Remember

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Complete Your Application

Be sure to fill out the application completely, as it will be used to determine your:

  • Admissibility
  • Residency for tuition purposes

Once an application has been started, you will be able to save and continue at any time until submitted.

If you are an international student, please click here for more information.

Go to Application Portal

Remember

Once submitted, you can no longer make changes to your application.

Pay the Application Fee

The application fee for undergraduate domestic students is $55 and for international students it is $65. This fee is non-refundable.

The application fee may be waived for applicants who provide documentation of financial hardship, as well as Military-Connected students (meaning a student is an active military member, veteran, or the dependent of an active military member or veteran).

View Fee Waiver Info

Remember

All fees must be paid online within the application.

Send Official Transcripts

Please submit official transcripts from all regionally accredited colleges or universities you have previously attended.

Paper transcripts can be mailed directly from the college or university, or brought in an envelope sealed by the school to:

The Office of Admissions
201 S 1460 E, Rm 250S
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Electronic transcripts can be requested through one of the following services:

  • Parchment/Naviance
  • National Student Clearinghouse
  • Credentials Solutions
  • eScrip-Safe
  • Scoir

If prompted for a recipient email address when ordering your transcript, please use admisstranscripts@utah.edu.

Remember

Transcripts sent directly through email or fax will not be considered official.

Track Your Application

Your application will be evaluated once we receive a completed application, application fee, and all required documentation. The status of your application can be tracked here.

Track Your Application

Remember

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

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Did you know the University of Utah is a PAC-12 Top Affordable School? We offer a full range of scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans to make college as affordable as possible. Typically, students pursuing a second bachelor’s degree are eligible for work-study and loans. For more information, see financialaid.utah.edu.

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