How to Apply


You want to make the world better. You rise to challenges. That makes you a Wildcat.

Now we just need a few more details. Choose the below description that best fits you, then learn how to apply to the University of Arizona.

Step 1 - Speak to an Enrollment Counselor

Please contact your enrollment counselor for personalized support as you explore your degree options, and to answer any question you might have about enrolling at a campus near you. Students interested in attending The University of Arizona as freshmen or sophomores should contact the main campus Office of Admissions.

Support and guidance to get you started.

Leigha Russell

Enrollment Counselor
Phone: 520-626-1702

Step 2 - Review Your Admission Requirements

Meet with your Academic Advisor to review Degree Options and Transfer Pathways

Step 3 - Complete Your Application

Complete the University of Arizona Transfer Application through the online portal and pay the application fee. Create or log in to your UA Future account to complete the application form online. To apply to a program at UA Chandler, select ‘Other Campus Location’ when you start your application.

The following academic programs require additional materials to be admitted to the major:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science and Elementary Education programs require the submission of additional materials during the application process including a resume and goal statement.  UA Transfer Application
  • Elementary Education applicants require recommendations and a fingerprint clearance card.

Step 4 - Submit Your Transcripts

Submit official copies of transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities, including military institutions and Joint Service transcripts.

Transfer Application Deadlines | Distance

Be prepared. Apply with confidence, knowing the key dates and deadlines ahead of time.

Application Term Desired Start Date Application Available Application Deadline
Fall 2020 August Start December 16, 2019 August 3, 2020
October Start December 16, 2019 September 15, 2020
Spring 2021 January Start June 15, 2020 December 1, 2020
March Start June 15, 2020 February 15, 2021
Summer 2021 May Start September 15, 2021 April 1, 2021
July Start September 15, 2021 June 15, 2021

If you are a returning student, your application deadlines vary depending on the semester you are applying for. Visit Returning Student Deadlines for those dates.