How to Apply

Learn about the application process and any additional documents that you need to send to the Office of Admissions.

Check Your Application Status

You can check the status of your application through your New Student Center.

Admitted Students

Learn about the next steps to take after acceptance to the University of Arkansas, including registering for orientation, choosing housing, and sending in immunization records.

New Student Orientation

Orientation is a time when incoming freshmen learn about the University of Arkansas campus, discover the student life opportunities available, and meet with an advisor to choose their first semester of classes.

About the U of A

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is the flagship public institution of higher learning in the state of Arkansas. With nearly 200 academic programs of study and recognition by the Carnegie Foundation as one of the leading universities in the nation, the U of A offers its students exceptional opportunities to succeed both in and out of the classroom.

Important Dates

Make sure to not miss any deadlines associated with your application to the University of Arkansas.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions regarding admission to the University of Arkansas.

For High School Counselors

Find information that can help your students learn about applying to and attending the University of Arkansas.

Admissions Process Forms

Academic Bankruptcy

For current and former University of Arkansas students who want to forfeit all credit hours already earned.

Academic Standards Petition

For students wishing to be exempt from certain University policies including grading, examinations, academic probation and exclusion.

D Petition

For students who want a grade of "D" to be accepted for transfer credit or transfer credit from an institution without regional accreditation.

Out of Career Registration

For graduate students who want to enroll in an undergraduate course for graduate credit, or undergraduate students who want to enroll in a graduate course for undergraduate credit.

Petition to the Admissions and Appellate Board

For students wishing to appeal their admissions decision.

Residency Reclassification

For students who want to be reclassified as Arkansas residents and pay in-state tuition.

Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver

For students 60 years or older to verify their senior status and have fees waived.