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FIRST-YEAR Domestic Students

Students planning to attend college for the first time after high school graduation, less than two years ago, start here.

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TRANSFER Domestic Students

You are considered a transfer student if you have enrolled at another college or university since graduating from high school.

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Admissions information


Qualifying Ohio students in grades 7-12 can earn both secondary school and college credit for free.

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If you’ve never attended college and it’s been more than two years since you graduated from high school or earned a G.E.D., we can help you get started.

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If you attend another college and want to take a few classes at UA before returning to your college, start here.

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If you have a bachelor’s degree and want to take more undergrad classes toward another degree, you’re a post-bac student!

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If you fall into any of the categories below, start here.

  • Pathway to M.D.
  • 60+ enrollment
  • Certificate seeking
  • Wanting to enroll at other UA sites in Northeast Ohio
  • Wanting to re-enroll at UA
  • Admission for special students who wish to take particular courses and are not working toward a degree