2. Apply to UALR

When you’re ready to apply to UALR, it’s all done online. First, click the “Apply Now” button and tell us a little about yourself. Then, fill out and submit your admission application. A $40 admission fee is required for all applicants except active-duty and veteran military students.

You will also need to submit the following materials to the UALR Admissions Office (undergraduate) or Graduate School:


Undergraduate Graduate
Final, official high school transcript Official transcript from bachelor degree granting institution
College transcript(s) – If you have attended another college or university, each school must send UALR an official transcript showing completed courses and grades. 2.75 cumulative grade point average — Most programs will also require a 3.0 GPA on the last 60 undergraduate hours (including post-baccalaureate hours) for admission.
ACT or SAT scores – If you haven’t taken the ACT or SAT, Testing Services can help you learn more about the testing schedule and how to complete this requirement. Conditional: Test scores for Graduate Record Examination, (GRE), Miller Analogies Test (MAT), or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); letters of recommendation; statements of purpose; and personal interviews — Check with your graduate program advisor to determine specific requirements for your online degree program.
Prospective undergraduate students can visit the Admissions website to learn more about applying to UALR. Prospective graduate students can visit the UALR Graduate School website to learn more about applying to UALR.

What happens next?

UALR will carefully evaluate your academic documents and send you a letter or email from the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid about your admission status. If you have any questions along the way, UALR admissions counselors are available to help you find the answers.

UALR Online students are not required to submit immunization records or attend on-campus orientation. We provide an online orientation to Blackboard, our learning management system, as well as student support to help you navigate your online courses.

Are you a transfer student?

The Office of Transfer Student Services can evaluate your previous transcript(s) to determine your transferable course credits and inform you about scholarship opportunities. Visit ualr.edu/transfer to learn more.