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How to Apply

Are you ready to be a Wildcat? Before you begin your admissions application, please review the following steps for the undergraduate and graduate process.


Create Account

To apply for admission to the University of Arizona Online, click “Apply Now” to visit the application portal and log in or create a new account.


Complete Application

Select "Arizona Online & Other AZ Locations" to access the application for Arizona Online. 

As part of the application process, you will be required to pay a $65 application fee by debit or credit through the application portal.


Submit Transcripts

Submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities, including military institutions and Joint Service transcripts. All electronic transcripts should be sent directly from your institution to:


Or mail printed official college transcripts to:

Registration & Transcripts
University of Arizona
PO Box 210066
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066

If you are a transfer applicant and have not yet completed an associate's degree, you will be required to submit an official high school or GED transcript listing your graduation date.

High school transcripts should be mailed to:

The University of Arizona Office of Admissions

PO Box 210073
Tucson, AZ 85721-0073 or faxed to (520) 626.7415. 


Go to GradApp

To complete the University of Arizona admissions application go to the online portal.


Create Your Account

You’re almost there, just create your GradApp account. Then you will need to develop your student profile including personal information and previous education data.



When completing your application, first choose online campus and then degreecertificate, or non-degree seeking to reveal the program of study options and semester choices. Next, work to complete the application checklist.


Pay the Fee

Pay the application fee, review, and submit your application:

$90 | degree and certificate programs
$45 | non-degree programs
$95 | international applications


Submit Transcripts

Once you have been approved but before you have registered for classes, you must submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities to the Graduate College.

Students whose names have changed should ensure their current name is included on all transcripts.

Official e-transcripts sent directly from the institution or clearinghouse can be sent to: 


Official paper transcripts can be mailed to:

Graduate Admissions
University of Arizona
PO Box 210066
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066


Check Your Status

Check with the department you intend to study with regarding submission of all needed transcripts, proof of degrees, test scores, and letters of recommendation.

After you apply online, you may check the status of your application at your convenience by logging back in to the application system at apply.grad.arizona.edu.

Funding Your Degree Arizona offers resources and support to help fund your education


In Alumni Earnings Potential Among Arizona's Public Universities

- PayScale, 2022

Financial Aid

Complete your Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for grants or scholarships. Use Arizona school code: 001083

Scholarship Opportunities

As an admitted student, you will have access to scholarship opportunities through Arizona’s one-of-a-kind database, Scholarship Universe.

Spread the Cost

You may be eligible to enroll in a payment plan each semester to spread the cost of your tuition across three separate installments.

Active Military

The University of Arizona Online offers a reduced military tuition assistance rate of $250 per credit for any bachelor's degree.

Transfer Scholarship

Transferring from an Arizona community college? You may be eligible to receive a renewable scholarship of $500 per semester.

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of All Higher-Ed Institutions

- Center for World University Rankings, 2022

Further Opportunities

For additional funding opportunities available through the university, visit the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships online.

Frequently Asked Questions

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These examinations are a means of satisfying certain course requirements, or for earning extra course credits, without having to enroll formally in the courses. Specific CLEP tests are based on the knowledge acquired through self-education and experience. The University of Arizona accepts CLEP for college credit, providing satisfactory scores are attained; not all CLEP exams are awarded credit at the UA. Please refer to the following link for the required scores for General Education application or Course Credit awarded. Read more about CLEP.

Please contact the University of Arizona Online by calling 520-621-0898 or emailing onlineadmissions@email.arizona.edu.

Learn more about all our degrees. You can also reach out to an enrollment counselor by calling 520-621-0898 for further guidance.

The University of Arizona Online follows a semester-based schedule and enrolls students year-round. Each session has a different application deadline. To discuss the best start term/session for you, please connect with an enrollment counselor at 520.621.0898. Learn more about Arizona Online dates and deadlines.

Undergraduate tuition ranges from $500 to $610 per credit. Graduate tuition ranges from $650 to $1332 per credit. There is no out-of-state tuition and you can pay per credit.

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Need help filling out the application? We are here to help, call an enrollment counselor at 520-621-0898 or fill out the request for information and we will contact you.