Undergraduate Admission

Any person who intends to register for a course at the University of Arkansas must first be admitted to the university. Students returning to the university after an absence of a fall or spring semester must also complete an application.

The University of Arkansas offers a variety of services to students with physical or learning disabilities through the Center for Educational Access. Students with any type of physical or learning disability are strongly encouraged to contact the CEA in Room 209 of the Arkansas Union or call 479-575-3104 (TDD/Voice) to learn more about specific services and the overall accessibility of the university.

The university reserves the right to modify admission requirements. Application forms and the most current information about admission requirements are available from the Office of Admissions. Please send all application materials and supporting documents to the following address:

Office of Admissions
232 Silas H. Hunt Hall
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
479-575-5346 or 1-800-377-8632

When to Apply

Students interested in applying to the University of Arkansas for the fall semester are encouraged to apply by the November 1 priority deadline. By applying early, students take advantage of scholarship, housing, and orientation privileges; however, regular fall applications will be accepted until August 1 prior to the start of term. Applicants for freshman scholarships are encouraged to apply for admissions by November 1 and complete the separate scholarship application by the priority scholarship deadline, November 15. Applicants for entering transfer scholarships should submit completed applications to the Office of Admissions and the Office of Academic Scholarships no later than April 1, for the fall semester, and October 1, for the spring semester.

Deadlines for Admission Consideration

Applications and required transcripts must be received in the Office of Admissions by the following deadlines to be accepted for the respective enrollment periods: 

  • Fall – August 1
  • Spring – December 20

Students who are unable to submit their applications by the deadline may be denied admission and considered for admission for the following term.

International students should refer to “International Students” in this section for application deadlines, procedures, and requirements.