First-time Freshmen

Please take the following actions to ensure that you will be given full consideration as an applicant:

  • Complete the UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATION along with a non-refundable $35 processing fee.
  • Have your most recent official high school transcript sent to the Office of Admissions.
  • Have your official ACT or SAT scores sent to the Office of Admissions, if these scores are not on your official high school transcript. You can request these at  or
  • If you have taken classes for dual-credit at another college or university, have your official transcripts sent to UNA.

Admission Requirements for Fall 2019

*Unconditional Admission
  • ACT of 18 or above (composite) or new SAT of 960 and
  • High School Grade-Point Average of 2.25 (4.0 scale) on an overall unweighted scale**
  • At least 13 high school units distributed as follows:
    • English: (4 approved units)
    • Mathematics: algebra I, algebra II, geometry, trigonometry, statistics or calculus (2 units)
    • Natural or Physical Science: one biological and one physical science (2 units)
    • Social Studies: one unit American/United States history and at least 1/2 unit in government, with the balance from world history, state history, economics, geography, psychology, political science or anthropology. (3 units)
    • Other: foreign language, computer sciences, or any of the courses listed in the above areas which are not used to meet requirements in those areas (2 units)

*Conditional Admission

  • ACT of 16 or 17 (composite) or new SAT of 880 and
  • High school Grade-Point Average of 2.00 on an overall unweighted scale**
  • At least 11 high school units as distributed above
* High school graduates who have never attended college and who have been out of high school for 5 or more years, as well as those who are more than 25 years old, must comply only with the GPA requirement and are exempt from the standardized test requirement.
** In lieu of the high school transcript, successful completion of the GED is acceptable.

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