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Requirements

For more information regarding admissions, check out the UAA Catalog! catalog.uaa.alaska.edu

First-Time Students:
Certificate/Associate Degree Program Admission Requirements

Qualifications (must have one of the following):Admission Requirements

You have earned:

  • A high school diploma (no minimum GPA required); or
  • A GED.

Required admission documents:

  • Admission application and $40 fee;
  • In-progress high school transcript when you apply;
  • Final high school transcript showing graduation date or GED test scores.

Transfer/Returning Students:
Certificate or Associate Degree Program Admission Requirements

Students who wish to transfer college-level course work from institutions outside the U.S. or Canada must submit:

  • Transcripts with English translations;
  • An official statement of educational equivalency from an international credentials evaluation service recognized by UAA;
  • A separate transcript and copy of English translation to the evaluation service. 

Transfer credit is not evaluated until the student is fully admitted and the official foreign evaluation has been received.

Qualifications for students with fewer than 24 college-level semester credits:

  • Must have earned a high school diploma (no minimum GPA required); or
  • A GED.

Required admission documents for students with fewer than 24 college-level semester credits:

  • Admission application and $40 fee;
  • Final high school transcript showing graduation date or GED test scores;
  • Official transcripts from all regionally accredited colleges and universities.

Qualifications for students 24 or more college-level semester credits:

  • Must have earned a high school diploma (no minimum GPA required); or
  • A GED; or
  • At least 60 college-level semester credits.

Required admission documents for students with 24 or more college-level semester credits:

  • Admission application and $40 fee;
  • Official transcripts from all regionally accredited colleges and universities.

Important Note

Some programs may have additional requirements. Consult the UAA system-wide Academic Catalog or contact the department directly to learn these requirements. 

All requested transcripts and test scores must be official and remain in an envelope sealed by the issuing institution. Students do not need to request transcripts from any University of Alaska campus.