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From application to graduation, we are there to support you. Our simple admission process is the first step toward earning your degree online. With multiple start dates, pay-as-you-go tuition, and courses taught by the same distinguished faculty who teach on campus, we make it easy for you to get started.

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Admission Requirements

Please read the admission requirements for The University of Texas at Arlington accelerated online program in which you are interested. For specific questions or more details, view our admission FAQs.

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How to Get Started

We have dedicated Enrollment Specialists who will help you through the entire process. If you have questions or want to speak to someone right away, you can call 866-489-2810.

Here are your next steps:

  1. Review the admission requirements below for your selected program.
  2. Complete your online application.
  3. Submit any required application fees.
  4. Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended, as well as test scores, and other documents, as required.
    • If required, take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and submit scores.
      • Submit scores to The University of Texas Arlington using our school code, 6013.
      • Register for the GRE
      • Take the GRE practice test

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Information for Permanent Residents and International Applicants

At this time, our programs are open to United States Citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents (Green Card holders), and individuals who hold an H1-B Visa. In addition to required application/admission documents, the following materials must also be submitted:

  • Lawful Permanent Residents: Submit a copy of your Resident Alien Card (green card).
  • International Applicants (H1-B Status): Submit proof of current visa status.
  • The TOEFL or IELTS is required if an applicant's native language is not English or if the applicant does not hold a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. However, students may apply without the TOEFL or IELTS GRE and be considered for provisional admission. While there is no guarantee that provisional admission will be granted, if it is approved, take the TOEFL or IELTS right away. It typically takes 10-15 business days for scores to be sent after they are requested, and an additional two weeks for processing after receipt in the Office of Graduate Studies. You must take the test in time for your results to arrive and be processed in the Office of Graduate Studies before completion of the second course. Those wishing to pursue a waiver of this requirement should contact the graduate advisor.

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Document Submission

Submit official transcripts from any college or university you have attended as well as all required documents to UTA Admissions Office electronically for faster processing, or to:

Undergraduate Applicants:

UTA Admissions Office
Box 19114
701 S Nedderman Dr.
Arlington, TX 76019-0114

Graduate and Post-Graduate Applicants:

UTA Graduate Admissions
Box 19167
701 S Nedderman Dr.
Arlington, TX 76019

For additional information about the admission process, please visit our FAQs page.

Note for applicants to the UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation:

Residents of these states are not eligible to enroll in our RN to BSN or MSN programs: Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, North Carolina, New York, Tennessee and Washington. Residents of Alabama and Utah are not eligible to enroll in our MSN programs. Students residing in any of these states who are currently enrolled in a program may continue without interruption. The MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner program is available to Texas and California residents only.

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