First-time Freshmen

As a high school student, you should apply for admission as early as possible during your senior year. The scholarship deadline is typically December 1st of the senior year. Please take the following actions to ensure that you will be given full consideration as an applicants:

  • 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 Our ACT code is 0014 and our SAT code is 1735.
  • If you have taken classes for dual-credit at another college or university, have your official transcripts sent to UNA.

Admissions Requirements for Fall 2017

Unconditional Admission*
  • ACT 18 or above (Composite) and
  • High School Grade-Point Average 2.25 (4.0 scale) on an overall unweighted scale**
  • Applicants must also have 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 16 or 17 (Composite) and
  • High School Grade-Point Average 2.00 on an overall unweighted scale**
  • Applicant must also have at least 11 high school units 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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