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Welcome to the U

Transfer students have graduated from high school or earned the equivalent of a high school diploma by passing the GED or HiSET exam, and have previously attended a regionally accredited college or university but have not yet completed a bachelor’s degree.

You’ve worked so hard to get here, and we can’t wait to see all the great things you’ll do. Ready for the next chapter? Read on to learn how to get started.

Your Future Begins with U

Review Admissions Standards

Academic factors that are taken into consideration include:

  • Cumulative transferable GPA
  • Completed semester hours
  • Grade trend and academic awards
  • Associate degrees earned
  • ACT/SAT test scores (optional)

Non-academic factors include:

  • Extracurricular activities
  • Community engagement
  • Familial and financial responsibilities
  • Work experience
  • Extraordinary circumstances
  • Ability to contribute to and benefit from the learning community

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Applications submitted after these deadlines will be considered on a space-available basis. Spring applications due Nov 1. Summer (Full Term) applications due April 1. Summer (Session One) application due April 1. Summer (Second Session) applications due June 1. Fall Priority Admissions application due February 1. Fall applications due April 1.

Submit Your Application

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

  • Admissibility
  • Residency for tuition purposes
  • Eligibility for merit scholarships

Once you’ve started your application, 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.


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

Pay the Application Fee

The application fee is $55 for undergraduate domestic students and $65 for undergraduate international students. It is not 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).

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Fees must be paid online within the application.

Send Official Transcripts

You are required to submit official transcripts from all regionally accredited colleges or universities you have previously attended.

If you have completed fewer than 30 transferable semester hours or 45 transferable quarter hours, you will also be required to submit an official high school transcript.

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

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

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 Transcripts sent directly through email or fax will not be considered official. Applications will only be reviewed once all official transcripts have been received.

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

Track Your Application


Once you've been admitted to the University of Utah, you will attend the New Student Orientation.





Priority Scholarship deadline


Summer (full term)


Summer (second session only)



Learn About Prior Learning Credits

The U offers several opportunities to earn retroactive credit for college-level knowledge you’ve already acquired.

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.

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