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Undergraduate Students

We are excited that you have begun to plan to begin your undergraduate study! Here at UWA, we want to make the admissions process as easy as possible for you. For information about UWA's undergraduate programs, please visit our Academic Programs page. If you have any questions about the admissions process, please contact Victoria XM Smith via phone at (205) 652-3879 or by email
Please note the following deadlines for application document submission:
   - Fall Semester: July 1st
   - Spring Semester: October 15th
   - Summer Semester: April 1st

During the admission process, please note that we reserve the right of requesting all official documents at any point.

To begin the application process, please click here
We offer various scholarships to help you pursue your undergraduate dream, including those exclusively for international students as well as general UWA academic and leadership scholarships.

For more information in general about scholarships please visit the following website. For information about UWA International Programs Scholarships, and to download the information packet, for the coming 2021-2022 year, please click here
As part of your admission application, you must submit a New Undergraduate Student Initial I-20 Request. In this request, you will be asked to upload a series of documents. Those documents are as follows:

  - Entrance Exam Scores: ACT: 19 or above. New SAT: 980 or above. Please note: If it is deemed that an International Student is
     unable to take one of the above tests in his/her home country, the student will be required to take a placement test at UWA upon
     arrival to campus, provided that all other entrance requirements have been met.

  - English Proficiency Tests: We accept seven different types of international recognized standardized tests for English
     proficiency: TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC*, Cambridge,  GETC-CBT (Japan), PTE and ISE. Official test reports need to be mailed to
     UWA. *TOEIC is only available under prearranged agreements.

  - Transcripts: In addition to your application, we need a copy of your transcripts from your high school and/or each university or
    college you have attended. If you are accepted to UWA, we will then need all official transcripts sent from individual institutions
    directly to our university by mail. 

  - Evaluation Reports: Freshmen foreign high schools are evaluated in-house at UWA, however, we may require any foreign high
    school certificates and transcripts to be evaluated by a service affiliated with the National Association of Credit Evaluation
    Services (NACES). For a listing of NACES member organizations and their contact information, please visit their website. Please
    note that Spantran Evaluation gives a special rate to prospective UWA students at this link.

   - Copy of Passport: The Passport must be valid with an expiration date of no less than 6 months from the start date of the term.
   - Bank Statement(s): The estimated total expense for the current school year is may be found here. We require recent bank
     statements (issued within 6 months prior to enrollment) to verify the financial support of the applicant.

   - Completed UWA Statement of Financial Support Form: The form may be accessed here. It must be completed by your
     sponsor, indicating his/her willingness to finance your education.

   - Completed UWA Medical History and Immunizations Form: Please review the following website for complete
     information regarding the required immunizations and access to the UWA Medical History and Immunizations Form.

   - Dependent Information: If you will be bringing dependents with you, you will need to complete an Add Dependent request.
     Please note that you must complete one Add Dependent request for each dependent that will accompany you to UWA as an
     F-2. To begin an Add Dependent request, please click here.

To begin a New Undergraduate Student Initial I-20 Request, please click here. By clicking to begin a New Undergraduate Student Initial I-20 Request, you will be navigated to a login screen. At the bottom of the login page, you will see a section that discusses how to login. Please see the section for "If you have just been admitted..." and follow the instructions. To login to the Office of International Programs' International Student Portal, you will need to have your UWA credentials. Please refer to the email that you received from the Office of Admissions upon applying to UWA.

Please note, if you have already started a New Undergraduate Student Initial I-20 Request DO NOT start a new one. Please go to your User Home Page to continue working on your existing request.

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