Request to Waive Undergraduate Admission Application Fee for Financial Need

Admission application fee waivers are available to undergraduate applicants who demonstrate exceptional financial need.  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have an application for a future term complete up to the point of payment.  Veterans and active military should use the Veteran Admission Application Fee Waiver Request.   Non-military students should complete the form below and upload the appropriate documentation.  There are four ways for non-military students to qualify for a fee waiver:
  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at and send the results to UALR (school code 001101).  Waivers are available for students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $0.
  2. Provide proof of ACT registration receipt with processed fee waiver OR valid SAT application fee waiver.
    How to find your ACT receipt
    Example of valid SAT application fee waiver
  3. Provide ACT Request for Waiver form with your counselor’s signature.
  4. Provide statement on official letterhead from a federally-funded TRIO program verifying student participation.